At Yale Health, we work hard to ensure the your privacy and maintain the confidentiality of your information and medical records. Like all accredited healthcare institutions, we follow a federal law called the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), which is designed to protect the privacy and confidentiality of patient information. We insist that our staff observe patient confidentiality, respecting your right to privacy about your medical records and experience at the Yale Health Center.
Visit Yale University’s HIPAA site for more information.
The use of cameras or recording devices is prohibited in the Yale Health Center without permission.
If you have any comments, questions or concerns regarding your privacy at Yale Health, please contact Sharon Schmidt, DNP, RN, Yale Health’s HIPAA Officer, at 203-432-0076.
Web site privacy
All information is intended for your general knowledge and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician before starting a new fitness regimen.
Information Collection and Use:
Yale Health is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others. Yale Health collects information from our users at several different points on our website.
Mail List Signup:
In order to signup to receive our email newsletter, you need to provide us with your name and email address
Information given by the user in this form is forwarded to our Member Services Department where issues in this email are addressed. None of the fields in this form are required; therefore the user can enter whatever information they wish to disclose.
Yale Health doesn’t contain any HTTP “cookies”.
We use log files to gain information about user’s interests. These log files don’t contain any personally identifiable information. The log file contains the name of requested file, when it was requested and whether the request came from the campus of Yale University.
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.
Some web sites are linked for the convenience of our members. These sites are not managed by Yale Health. We make every effort to recommend sites of high quality. However, Yale Health does not continuously review, control or take responsibility for the content of sites other than our own. If you are disappointed in the quality of a site we have listed, please let us know.
Cameras and Recording Devices
The use of cameras or recording devices is prohibited in the Yale Health Center without permission. Conversations with our staff may not be recorded unless all involved parties agree in advance.