Professional Pathology of Wyomings HIPAA Agreement
Professional Pathology of Wyoming (PPW) is pleased to introduce our Providers Web Portal. As a valued referring clinician, this gives you Internet access to your patients' diagnstic reports. By simply obtaining a unique user name and password, we are confident that you will find access to your patients' records is extremely easy and straightforward.
When using the PPW provider web portal to transmit health information about individual patient's electronic media, federal and state laws require that PPW and the treating clinician take appropriate steps to protect against unauthorized use and disclosure of such information. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ("HIPAA") allows health information concerning individual patients to be disclosed to another health care provider for purposes relating to the medical treatment of the patient. As you are well aware, we as providers are required by HIPAA to safeguard this information.
To assure the protection of patients' health information from unauthorized use or disclosure, we ask that you agree to the following conditions:
Regarding your use of and participation in the PPW Provider Web Portal, you hereby agree to use protected health information accessed from using this web portal for the purpose of diagnosis and/or treatment of your patient(s), and for no other purpose except those permitted or required by applicable federal and state law. In addition, you agree to the following:
Make available to your patients protected health information required by applicable federal and state law;
Use appropriate safeguards to prevent the use or disclosure of patient information other than as permitted pursuant to this agreement or applicable federal and state law;
Make certain that your employees or other agents who you authorize to access
web portal and who access protected health information comply with the provisions of this agreement and applicable federal and state laws;
Allow access to the http://www.propathologyofwy.com/ web portal only to those personnel with an essential need for access and who request access user names and user identification unique to each individual and who have been authorized by you above;
Use appropriate safeguards to prevent the unauthorized use or disclosure of your user name and/or password;
Notify PPW when any authorized user of http://www.propathologyofwy.com/ web portal account is no longer in your employ/practice;
Report to PPW HIPAA Privacy Officer an use or disclosure of protected health information not permitted by this agreement or applicable federal or state law.
PPW reserves the right to terminate this agreement and your participation with http://www.propathologyofwy.com/ web portal upon making a determination in their sole discretion that there has been a violation or breach of any of the terms and conditions of this agreement.
By submitting this Agreement you acknowledge that you have read, understand and agree to the terms and conditions of this agreement.