Partners Online Second Opinions respects your privacy.
Medical information submitted electronically to Partners Online Specialty
Consultations will be seen by a limited number of authorized individuals,
including certain Partners personnel, Partners-affiliated physician(s), and
outside parties hired to maintain and support this Web site. Partners Online
Specialty Consultations and the parties supporting this Web site will store all
captured information electronically on supporting systems or in paper records
where appropriate. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations or
other valid legal processes, we will not share any patient specific information
we receive with any other outside parties.
Use of Personal Medical And Financial Information:
Partners and the Partners-affiliated physician(s) will use medical information
to consult with referring physicians and to facilitate the consultation,
quality assurance, and record keeping. Partners will keep the information
confidential in accordance with applicable laws and institutional
confidentiality policies. Personal medical and financial information will be
seen by a limited number of authorized individuals as necessary including
certain Partners personnel, the Partners-affiliated physician(s), and parties
with whom Partners contracts to maintain and support this Web site.
Patient information submitted by referring physicians, and the opinion from the
Partners-affiliated physician will be part of a medical record maintained by a
patient’s referring physician. Partners-affiliated physicians may also keep a
copy of the opinion and pertinent patient information. In addition, Partners
and the outside parties supporting its Web site will store the report and
pertinent patient information electronically on supporting systems.