is committed to ensuring its user’s are fully compliant with all relevant
security requirements and patient confidentiality set down by the Health
Insurance Portability and Accountability Act(HIPAA).
MDTotal recognizes the health care provider’s legal obligations of maintaining
the privacy of patient’s health specific records, its storage and internet
transactions as well as total confidentiality of information regarding
its user’s. Our policies and procedures for safeguarding this information
are as set forth by HIPAA regulations and business ethics code of conduct.
The above safeguards apply to you and your entities information.
MDTotal use the most advanced encryption technology Secure Socket Layer
(SSL). Any information submitted online is not stored using cookies, as
MDTotal disables all "cookies" on our sites. Cookies are small computer
files that are transferred to the visitor's hard drive. This procedure
allows others to know activities you conduct when visiting a given site.
While registration with MDTotal you to elect to have our site remember
your user name and password, thereby shortening the sign-in process to
our Web-based Viewer demonstration site during subsequent visits. Any
information stored at MDTotal sites is encrypted and accessed by only
those employees with the highest level of secured clearance. All MDTotal
employees are signatories to the privacy policies of HIPAA.
It is noted the terms: “User” is for a person using MDTotal software or
accessing its website or anyone who submits information of any kind to
MDTotal, “Provider” is person providing healthcare services to patients,
“Concerned Entity” is a Healthcare providers place of service, “Software”
is the MDTotal Dermatology practice management software.
When providing our service, we may send you emails containing information
about us, updates on new services or features and tips on how to use them.
By accepting the MDTotal.CA Softawer, Inc. Terms & condition of services
provided, you expressly consent to such use and disclosure of your personally
identifiable and other personal information according to HIPAA rules and
regulations of such disclosure. You can request to be removed from this
Protecting Patient-Specific Data Obtained Through Other Healthcare Providers.
MDTotal may have access to patient-identifiable information, subject to
HIPAA Privacy Practice Policy. MDTotal will not release patient-identifiable
information to any outside sources without prior permission from our client
and the patient, except instances allowable by the HIPAA Privacy Practice
Policy. Personally identifiable health information that we obtain as a
part of your treatment form other healthcare professionals is stored on
our database servers. We have security procedures to prevent individuals
from accessing information without authorization. Our data centers are
physically secure and protected from unauthorized access. In situations
where a particular medical study is made available for educational or
marketing purposes by MDTotal, we always anonymize ("scrub") or remove
all patient-specific identification information prior to release.
MDTotal does not warrant or represent that the information sent us to
will be protected against loss, misuse, or alteration by third parties.
Except as set forth here MDTotal will not disclose unlawfully to third
parties any information that may be used to identify you or your office/company
for purposes of contacting you or your office/company. Any shared information
of the Physician or Practice Information provided to third party entities
We may possibly need to release information to our vendors and suppliers
related to providing you better operation and maintenance of our product.
The said “Vendors” and “Suppliers” are bound by the partnership agreement
in HIPAA to treat your information in accordance with the laws relating
to shared information, Physician or Practice Information may also be release
to third parties to comply with state and federal legal requirements such
as regulation, search warrant, subp oena or court order as deemed by law,
or in circumstances where we determine a risk for a physical threat to
you or anyone else may ensue. MDTotal cannot guarantee compliance or legal
restrictions by third parities or its partners.
As set forth by HIPAA regulations in order for us to promote or conduct
our business activates Aggregate Information to third parties may be used.
We may disclose your information and activities in order to promote our
products on our web site or in our brochures. We may or may not profit
from and anonymous “scrubbed” information to third parties, information
that cannot identify you or your establishment.
It is the responsibility of the “user” to safeguard the password or account
provided to you by MDTotal, and that these may not be shared with anyone
or any other entity with the prior authorization of MDTotal, to immediately
inform MDTotal of breach of the password or account by anyone or any other
entity in your knowledge.
You allow MDTotal or official persons representing MDTotal involved in
providing operations and services in norm with business activities of
information technology nature, i.e. web or internet activity conducted
by MDTotal including information which may be privileged and confidential
as per applicable laws. MDTotal assumes no responsibilities or liabilities
for any submitted information over the internet, and is not responsible
for activities of links or sites accessed form the MDTotal web site.
Access to and navigation on the MDTotal website is considered to be a