Notice of Privacy Practices

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Other Privacy and Medical Record Related Documents

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LMH Health Medical Records Request Form


Data Sharing Information

LMH Health exchanges data electronically for treatment, payment, operations, research, public health, health oversight, and regulatory activities. LMH Health also participates in Health Information Exchanges (HIE) and Accountable Care Organizations (ACO). You are able to opt-out of some activities and not others. Below is a list of who LMH Health exchanges data with.

Entity

Purpose

Opt Out

Data Shared

CDC BioSense Platform

National syndromic surveillance program to allow public health officials to analyze and exchange syndromic data.

Regulatory Requirement. No opt out available.

Limited encounter data shared.

State of Kansas EpiTrax Electronic Lab Reporting

State Requirement to report all reportable conditions electronically.

Regulatory Requirement. No opt out available.

Patient and encounter data shared for specified condition requirements.

Kansas WebIZ Immunization Information System

State of Kansas Immunization Registry for consolidation of immunization information.

To opt-out, contact Medical Records at (785) 505-5222.

Patient and immunization information.

Sure Scripts

Prescription Benefits and E-Prescribing network that allows providers to electronically prescribe medications

Regulatory Requirement.

Patient and prescription data shared for electronic prescribing and prescription benefits checking.

K-TRACS

Kansas Prescription Drug Monitoring Program that tracks controlled substance prescriptions in the State to assist providers and pharmacists in monitoring patient behaviors

Regulatory Requirement.

Patient and prescription data

Kansas Health Information Network (KHIN)

A State of Kansas authorized Health Information Exchange to facilitate the electronic sharing of health information among providers.

To opt-out, visit http://www.kanhit.org.

Patient, encounter, diagnosis, medication, medical problem, historical procedures, laboratory values, and physician notes are shared.

Press Ganey

Patient Experience analytics. Used to facilitate patient satisfaction surveys.

To opt-out, contact Medical Records at (785) 505-5222.

Patient and encounter data shared.

MyResourceConnect

Douglas County Patient Resource Application to connect individuals needing assistance with community resources that can help meet their needs.

To opt-out, contact Medical Records at (785) 505-5222.

Patient and encounter data shared.

Douglas County Data Sharing Collaborative

Research for community mental health collaborative to provide generalized knowledge on the effectiveness of the Douglas County mental health system.

To opt-out, contact Medical Records at (785) 505-5222.

Patient, encounter, diagnosis, and medical problem information.

CommonWell Health Alliance

A National Health Information Exchange to facilitate the electronic sharing of health information among providers

Must Opt-In to be a part of CommonWell. Once a part of CommonWell, if you wish to opt-out, log into your CommonWell account, and change your preferences. Visit http://www.commonwellalliance.org for more information

Patient, encounter, diagnosis, medication, medical problem, historical procedures, and laboratory values,

The Joint Commission

The Joint Commission accredits and certifies healthcare organization and programs in the United States.

Regulatory Requirement.

Patient and encounter information.

LMH Health Foundation

LMH Health Foundation inspires community and philanthropic support to strengthen LMH Health as a partner for lifelong health

To opt-out, contact LMH Health Foundation at (785) 505-5621.

Patient information.