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Terms of Privacy

We respect your privacy!
Our Legal Duty

We are required by applicable federal and state law to maintain the privacy of your health information. 

Uses and disclosures of health information.
We use and disclose health information about you for treatment, payment and healthcare operations. For example: Treatment: We may use or disclose your health information to healthcare practitioners providing care to you. Payment: We may use or disclose your health information to obtain payment for services we provide for you. Healthcare Operations: We may use or disclose your health information in connection with healthcare operations. Healthcare operations include quality assessment and improvement activities, reviewing competence and evaluating performance of practitioners, accreditation, certification, licensing or credentialing activities. 

Other circumstances in which your health information may be shared: Appropriate government authorities may be notified if we suspect you are a victim of abuse or neglect or domestic violence or a possible victim of other crimes. This disclosure will only be made when there is reason to believe there is a serious threat to your health and safety or the health and safety of others. We may also be required to disclose to government authorities health information necessary to complete public health investigations or threats to national security or where required by law. 

Your authorization: You may give us written authorization to use your health information or disclose it to anyone for any purpose. If you give us authorization you may revoke it in writing at anytime. Unless specifically stated, we may only share your health information with your permission, with family, friends or personnel helping with your care. In case of an emergency, where you are unable to tell us what you want we will use our best judgment in sharing your health information. 

Marketing: Cameron Clinic of Oriental Medicine may send information to you about treatment alternatives and other health related benefits that we think you may find useful or beneficial. 

Patient rights: You have a right to request reasonable restrictions on certain uses or disclosures of your health information, and we will make every effort to honor your requests. For example, you have a right to review and copy your patient record. Duplication of the material will involve a per page fee. In addition, you have a right to request that we communicate with you in a certain way. You may wish for us to only contact you at a specific number. You have a right to ask us for a description of how your information was used by our office for any reason other than treatment or payment. 

Amendment: You have a right to request that we amend your health information. Your request must be in writing and it must explain why it should be amended. 

Questions and complaints: We encourage you to express any concerns you have regarding the privacy of your health information. You have a right to file a complaint with the Department of Health and Human Services if you believe your privacy rights have been compromised. 

Any and all the information collected on this website will be kept strictly confidential and will not be sold, reused, rented, disclosed, or loaned!  We employ the latest in firewall protection to prevent unauthorized access into our information storage areas. Employees sign a confidentiality agreement that forbids them from disclosing any information to which the employee has access, to other individuals or entities. We also have back up servers and power supplies to guard against power outages and other natural occurrences that could pose a threat to the integrity of your personal information. 

Contact Information: Nan Cameron, MSN, RN, LAc 1928 South 16th Street Wilmington, NC 28401 Tel: (910)342-0999 Fax: (910)342-0993