Protected Health Information is all individually identifiable health information relating to the past, present, or future physical or mental health or condition of an individual; the provision of health care to an individual; or the past, present, or future payment for the provision of health care to an individual.
St. Luke’s is required under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) to protect the privacy and security of your Protected Health Information. Further information on how St. Luke’s uses and discloses your Protected Health Information or your rights concerning your Protected Health Information can be found in our Joint Notice of Privacy Practices for Medical Information (Joint Notice).
Website information is automatically collected to help us improve our Website to provide better service to you. This information is not personally identifiable information about you. Rather, it is information such as the type of browser you are using, the time and date you are visiting the Website, and the pages you visited.
St. Luke’s may disclose information to our third-party vendors to better serve you. St. Luke’s may also, in accordance with law and our Joint Notice of Privacy Practices for Medical Information, disclose your information to third parties to better serve you as a patient. All disclosures of information undergo an internal release review process prior to being released to a third party.