Information regarding the condition, financial data, care and/or treatment of any patient must be held in strict confidence. You should never discuss confidential information with anyone outside of the offices of Home Health Specialists or in public places.
The only time you may discuss a patient, is when it is required for the care and/or treatment of the patient. Any confidential information regarding employees of Home Health Specialists such as salary or any other information of a sensitive nature should be discussed only when a legitimate business reason exists and only with those individuals who have a legitimate “need to know”. Breach of confidentiality is a serious violation of Home Health Specialists policy and could result in termination of employment.
Release of Employee Information
Home Health Specialists complies with all government regulations concerning the release of employee information. When appropriate and legally indicated, Home Health Specialists will release information but ensures that the confidentiality of employee records will be maintained.