HIPAA COMPLIANCE NOTICE
Health Lync LLC is committed to maintaining the privacy and security of your protected health information (PHI) as required by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The YodocEMR(TM) platform has been designed with strong security measures, including SSL encryption for data transmission and storage.
Please be aware of the following:
- Data Security: While Health Lync LLC takes measures to secure your PHI, the use of third-party components like OpenEMR and Zoom introduces potential risks beyond our control.
- Consent: By using the YodocEMR(TM) platform, you acknowledge the potential risks and agree not to hold Health Lync LLC responsible for any breaches or unauthorized access to your PHI.
I acknowledge that I have read and understood the above HIPAA Compliance Notice. I consent to the terms outlined above and understand the potential risks involved in using the YodocEMR(TM) platform.
FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AGREEMENT
I understand and agree to the following financial terms related to my use of the YodocEMR(TM) platform provided by Health Lync LLC:
- Billing: I understand that I may be charged for telehealth consultations and other services provided through the YodocEMR(TM) platform as agreed upon with my healthcare provider.
- Insurance: I acknowledge that it is my responsibility to verify if my insurance covers telehealth services and to provide accurate insurance information to ensure accurate billing.
- Payment: I agree to pay any applicable fees and charges associated with the services provided through the YodocEMR(TM) platform in a timely manner as agreed upon with my healthcare provider.
By clicking accept, I confirm that I have read and understood the financial terms outlined above and agree to fulfill my financial responsibilities as a patient using the YodocEMR(TM) platform.
PATIENT AGREEMENT AND ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF RISKS
I acknowledge that I have been informed and understand the
following terms and conditions associated with using the YodocEMR(TM) platform,
provided by Health Lync LLC:
1. Platform Risks: I understand that the YodocEMR(TM) platform uses OpenEMR and a free Zoom plugin for telehealth services. While Health Lync LLC takes measures to secure patient data and meet HIPAA requirements, I acknowledge that the use of third-party components introduces potential risks beyond the control of Health Lync LLC.
2. Data Transmission: I understand that electronic transmission of patient data, including personal and medical information, carries inherent risks. Health Lync LLC uses SSL encryption for data transmission and storage per HIPAA laws, but I acknowledge that no system can be guaranteed to be completely secure.
3. Indemnification: I agree not to hold Health Lync LLC responsible for any breaches of security or unauthorized access to my patient data that may occur while using the YodocEMR(TM) platform. I understand that Health Lync LLC is not liable for any damages or losses resulting from the use of the platform.
By clicking accept below, I acknowledge that I have read and understood the above
information. I voluntarily choose to use the YodocEMR(TM) platform with full
knowledge of the associated risks.
Code of Conduct for Patients
1. Respect and Professionalism:
- Treat all healthcare providers, staff, and other patients with courtesy and respect.
- Maintain professional communication at all times, avoiding any inappropriate, offensive, or abusive language.
2. Privacy and Confidentiality:
- Safeguard the privacy of personal and medical information.
- Do not share login credentials or other sensitive data with unauthorized persons.
3. Compliance with Policies:
- Adhere to all terms, conditions, and guidelines outlined by Health Lync.
- Consult only for non-emergency situations and follow the advice provided by professionals.
- Be responsive and timely in communication with healthcare providers.
- Provide accurate and complete information as required.
- Use the platform only for its intended purpose, avoiding any fraudulent or misleading activities.
- Report any suspicious activities or ethical concerns to Health Lync immediately.
Code of Conduct for Doctors
1. Professionalism and Ethical Practice:
- Provide professional and unbiased care to all patients, regardless of their background or beliefs.
- Follow accepted medical guidelines, standards, and practices.
- Maintain the confidentiality of patient information in compliance with applicable laws.
- Ensure secure handling and storage of patient records.
3. Respect for Patient Rights:
- Respect the autonomy, privacy, and dignity of patients.
- Provide clear and comprehensive information, ensuring patients’ informed consent.
4. Responsiveness and Communication:
- Respond to patient inquiries in a timely and professional manner.
- Communicate clearly, avoiding medical jargon when possible, and ensure patients understand their care and treatment options.
5. Compliance with Health Lync Policies:
- Adhere to all rules, terms, and conditions provided by Health Lync.
- Avoid advertising, solicitation, or any unprofessional behavior on the platform.
- Commit to continuous professional development, staying up-to-date with the latest medical knowledge and techniques.
7. Reporting and Accountability:
- Report any unprofessional or suspicious activities by patients or other doctors to Health Lync.
- Accept responsibility for the accuracy and quality of the medical advice provided.
This Code of Conduct is intended to foster a respectful, safe, and professional environment for both patients and doctors on the Health Lync Platform. Compliance with these guidelines is expected, and failure to adhere may result in appropriate actions by Health Lync.
The document may be updated periodically to reflect changes in laws, regulations, or the platform’s policies, so users are encouraged to review it regularly.
I have read, acknowledge and agree to all the above-mentioned terms and conditions.