Purpose of this Notice
GE Healthcare respects the privacy of protected health information and understands the importance of keeping this information confidential and secure. This Notice describes how we protect the confidentiality of the protected health information we receive.
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)
How We Protect Personal Information
We treat personal information securely and confidentially. We limit access to personal information to only those persons who need to know that information to provide support services to our customers. These persons are trained on the importance of safeguarding this information and must comply with our procedures and applicable laws. We employ strict physical, electronic and procedural security standards to protect personal information and maintain internal procedures to promote the integrity and accuracy of that information.
Disclosure of Personal Information
We may use or disclose protected health information to the Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") in connection with the reporting of adverse events, product defects or problems, product tracking or for other purposes as required by the FDA. We may use or disclose protected health information during the course of clinical research activities. We may also disclose personal information as required by law.
Individual Rights to Access and Correct Personal Information
We have procedures in place for individuals to have access to protected health information, and procedures in place to ensure the integrity of our information and for the timely correction of incorrect information.