HIPAA: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
In 1996, Federal legislation created national standards to protect the privacy of patients' medical records and other personal health information.
Notice of Privacy Practice
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.
Who Will Follow This Notice
This Notice of Privacy Practices applies to all of Helen Newberry Joy Hospital & Healthcare Center ("HNJH's") service locations and health care professionals who provide services at HNJH. HNJH is also part of an organized health care arrangement with other Upper Peninsula hospitals and their medical staffs. All of these hospitals and their entities, sites and locations they operate, have notices similar to this Notice.
Our Pledge Regarding Medical Information
We understand that medical information about you and your health is personal. We are committed to protecting medical information about you. We create a record of the care and services you receive at HNJH. We need this record to provide you with quality care and to comply with certain legal requirements. This notice applies to all of the records of your care generated by HNJH. This notice will tell you about the ways in which we may use and disclose medical information about you. It describes your rights and certain obligations we have regarding the use and disclosure of medical information (for more, links are provided below).
To view the complete Notice of Privacy Practice, please click on either of the following: [ english ] or [ spanish ]
If you have any questions about this Notice, please contact the HNJH Health Information Management Department at:
Helen Newberry Joy Hospital & Healthcare Center
Attention: Privacy Officer
502 West Harrie Street
Newberry, MI 49868