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The privacy of your health information is important to you and to us.
Our Legal Duty
We are required by applicable national law to maintain the privacy of your health information. We are also required to give you this Notice about our privacy practices, our legal duties, and your rights concerning your health information.
Uses and Disclosures of Health Information
We use and disclose health information about you for treatment, payment, and health care operations. For example
We may use or disclose your health information to a physician, laboratory, pharmacy or other healthcare provider providing treatment or services to you. Your health information is disclosed within the Health Center for treatment coordination if medically applicable.
Required by Law
We may use or disclose your health information when we are required, by law, to do so.
In addition to our use of your health information for treatment or healthcare operations, you may give us written authorization to use your health information or to disclose it to anyone for any purpose.
To Your Family, Friends and Houghton College Personnel
We may disclose your health information to a family member, friend or to another person to the extent necessary to help with your health care but only if you agree that we may do so.