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What information can be found in my health record?
health record is created any time you see a health professional such as a doctor, nurse, dentist, chiropractor, or psychiatrist. You could find the following in your health record:

  • – Your medical history and your family’s medical history
  • – Labs and x-rays
  • – Medications prescribed
  • – Alcohol use and sexual activity
  • – Details about your lifestyle (smoking, exercise, recreational drug use, high-risk sports, stress levels)
  • – Doctor/nurse notes
  • – Results of operations and proceduresGenetic testing
  • – Research participation
  • – Any Information you provide on applications for disability, life or accidental insurance with private insurers or government programs.
  • – Driver’s License
  • – Social Security Number
  • – Financial information such as credit cards and payment info
  • Who has access to my health records?
    Many more people than you would ever want, including people outside the health care industry.

  • – Insurance companies
  • – Government agencies especially if you receive Medicare, Medicaid, SCHIP, SSI, Workers Comp or any local, state or federal assistance
  • – Employers
  • – Banks, Financial Institutions
  • – Researchers
  • – If you are involved in a court case, your health records can be subpoenaed and available to the public
  • – Marketers
  • – Drug companies
  • – Data miners
  • – Transcribers in and outside the U.S.
  • – Many health websites collect information about you
  • Can my personal health information be used and disclosed without any notice to me or without my informed consent at the time of treatment?
    Yes.

    The Amended HIPAA Privacy Rule states only that you must receive a Privacy Notice telling you how your personal health information will be used and disclosed. Section 164.520(c) (2) (i) (A). Privacy Notices are often mistaken for consent forms, but they are simply notices telling you what will happen to your medical records.

    What are the directions to the Humble Care Center?

    8901 FM 1960 Bypass Rd W
    Suite 101
    Humble, TX 77338
    Office: (281) 446-7173
    Fax: (281) 446-3841
    Appointments: (877) OUR DOCT(OR) or 877-687-3628

    The office is located in the Deerbrook Professional Building next to the Citizen’s Bank at 8901 FM 1960 Bypass Road West, Suite 101, Humble, TX 77338. You can get to our office from Highway 59 by heading west on FM 1960 for one and a half miles. We will be on the right hand side of the road. If you are coming from I-45, head east on FM 1960 for eight and half miles. We will be on the left hand side of the road.

    You can click on the image below for detailed driving directions.

     

    What are the directions to the Atascocita Care Center?

    17903 West Lake Houston Parkway
    Suite 201
    Atascocita, TX 77346
    Office: (281) 812-1846
    Fax: (281) 812-2778
    Appointments: (877) OUR DOCT(OR) or 877-687-3628

    The office is located in the Eagle Springs Professional Center. You can get to our office from Highway 59 by heading east on FM 1960 to West Lake Houston Parkway. Take a right on West Lake Houston Parkway. The office is in front of Life Time Fitness on the right side of the road.

    You can click on the image below for detailed driving directions.