Patient's medical information is the property of the patient and must be kept private and confidential. Molly Specialist Hospital is committed to protecting your health information. Our Statements of Patients Privacy Practices below explains how members of MSH organization will protect your privacy:
It is required that a referring physician provides necessary medical information about the patient to the facility to which the patient is being referred for an effective management to continue. Hence a patient’s information will be relayed on the grounds of referral.
For a diabetic patient who is being treated for wounds, he must necessarily disclose his health status to allow the physician make informed prescription. It is a known fact that diabetes slows down healing process
Your insurance company or Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) may be interested to know your medical status for administrative purpose, billing purposes or for service evaluation.
Information about you may be circulated within the hospital network in order to improve quality of care you get and for improvement of the hospital’s operations.
Your medical information may be shared in-between healthcare providers as permitted by law through relevant regulatory agencies or institutions. For example, the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), through the healthcare providers, is permitted to have access to NHIS enrollees’ information for monitoring, evaluation and control.
Your employer may request to know your medical status for settlement of bill or for administrative purpose.
You may direct all complaints to the Patients Service Manager or call: +234 815 997 7806 if you feel your privacy rights have been squashed.