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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Commitment to Privacy

The appropriate collection, use and disclosure of clients’ personal health information is fundamental to day-to-day operations and to client care. Protecting the privacy and the confidentiality of personal information is important to Dr Umesh. Dr Umesh strives to provide clients with excellent care and service. This business must abide by the commitment to privacy in the handling of personal information. Applicability of This Privacy Policy attests to Dr Umesh’s commitment to a client’s privacy and demonstrates the ways Dr Umesh ensures that his client’s privacy is protected. Dr Umesh’s Privacy Policy applies to the personal health information of all his clients that is in his possession and care.

What is Personal Health Information?

Personal health information means identifying information about an individual relating to their physical or mental health (including medical history), the providing of care to the individual, payments or eligibility for care, and health number. Dr Umesh’s Privacy Policy reflects his compliance with fair information practices, applicable laws and standards of practice.

Accountability and Consent

Dr Umesh takes his commitment to securing client privacy very seriously.

You have the right to determine how your personal health information is used and disclosed. For most health care purposes, your consent is implied as a result of your consent to treatment, however, in all circumstances express consent must be written.

Limiting Collection

Dr Umesh collects client information by fair and lawful means and collects only that information which may be necessary for purposes related to the provision of your care. Dr Umesh will seek your consent before using the information for purposes beyond the scope of the posted Privacy Statement. Under no circumstances are client lists sold or other personal information to third parties.

Safeguards: Protecting Your Information

Dr Umesh protect’s your information with appropriate safeguards and security measures. Dr Umesh maintains personal information in a combination of paper and electronic files. Computer systems are password-secured and constructed in such a way that only authorized individuals can access secure systems and databases.

With limited exceptions, Dr Umesh will give you access to the information that is retained about you within a reasonable time, upon presentation of a written request and satisfactory identification.

Dr Umesh has prepared this plain-language Privacy Policy to keep you informed.

If you have any additional questions or concerns about privacy, please contact Dr Umesh by phone and he will address your concerns to the best of his ability.

Office Hours

  • Monday – Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday, Saturday, and Sunday: Closed
  • All encounters are by appointment only.