Collection of Personal Information, Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and HRIP Act 2002 (NSW) Sydney Shoulder Clinic collects information from you for the primary purpose of providing quality health care. We require you to provide us with your personal details and a full medical history so that we may properly assist, diagnose and treat illnesses and be pro-active in your health care. We will also use the information you provide in the following ways: • Administrative purposes in running our medical practice • Billing purposes, including compliance with Medicare and Health Insurance Commission requirements • Disclosure to others involved in your health care, including treating doctors and specialists outside this medical practice •Disclosure to other doctors in the practice, in an emergency, when your usual doctor is on leave. •Disclosure for research and quality assurance activities to improve individual and community health care and practice management.
You will be informed when such activities are being conducted and given the opportunity to opt-out of any involvement Sydney Shoulder Clinic does not disclose personal information to overseas recipients. Please let us know if you do not want your records accessed for this purpose, and we will note your record accordingly You are not obliged to provide any information, but failure to do so might compromise the quality of the health care and treatment given to you.
Sydney Shoulder Clinic provides information via the internet for educational and communication purposes only. The material presented on the internet is not intended to convey the only nor necessarily the best method or procedure, but rather represents techniques, equipment, and practices used by the physicians of Sydney Shoulder Clinic . Sydney Shoulder Clinic disclaims any and all liability for injury and/or other damages which result from an individual using techniques presented on the internet, whether these claims are asserted by a physician or any other person.
Sydney Shoulder Clinic believes the information on our website is current and applicable to the work being done by the orthopaedic surgeons around the world. It is, as always, the responsibility of the treating physician to choose the proper treatment for the patient, given the specifics of the case.