This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully.
This Notice will tell you about the ways we may use and disclose medical information about you. We also describe your rights and certain obligations we have regarding such medical information. We are required by law to make sure that medical information which identifies you is kept private; give you this Notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your medical information; and follow the terms of the Notice that is currently in effect.
This Notice covers the physician practices of Weill Cornell Medical College (collectively “Weill Cornell”, “we” or “us”), including its employed physicians and other personnel. (If you are being treated by a Weill Cornell physician while in another institution, such as New York-Presbyterian Hospital, you should refer to that other institution’s Notice of Privacy Practices for information about how your medical information may be used and disclosed and whom to contact to exercise your rights).
Changes to this notice
We reserve the right to change this Notice. We reserve the right to make the revised or changed Notice effective for medical information about you we already have as well as any information we receive in the future. The current Notice in effect at any time will be posted on our website address listed below and will be available from the Privacy Officer as well as at any of our practice locations.
If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you may file a complaint with Weill Cornell or with the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. To file a complaint with Weill Cornell, please call or write to the Privacy Officer at the address listed at the end of this Notice. You will not be penalized or retaliated against for filing a complaint regarding your privacy rights.