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    PRIVACY POLICY

    The Memorial Hospital Los Banos Web site is designed to provide useful health information about our organization and to connect users with physicians, facilities, services and employment opportunities at Memorial Hospital Los Banos.

     

    Web Site Tracking

    We keep track of visits to our Web site via an automatic monitoring program that tells us, among other things, how many visits are made to the site; the time of day and date of those visits; and the areas visited. The monitoring program does not provide us with any personal information about a visitor. We cannot discern the name, address or any other personal information about visitors to our site. This information is used to evaluate the effectiveness of our site. It helps us answer questions such as these: Are we providing information on our Web site that is useful? Which information is most useful? How have we made you aware that our Web site exists?

    If we wish to gather personal information, it will be requested via a form on the site that the user voluntarily completes and submits. The form will describe the way in which the information will be used. We do not share any of your information with other parties except as authorized by law.

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    Your Health Information and Your Privacy

    This Notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed by Memorial Hospital Los Banos and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully.

    Health Information Privacy Notice (HIPAA)

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    Advertising on the Memorial Hospital Los Banos Web Site

    We do not accept external advertising income in exchange for promotion of any product or service via our Web site.

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    Our Health Information

    All health-related information provided via our site is intended to educate and inform visitors about illnesses and conditions and ways to maintain optimum health. While we try to keep the information as accurate as possible, we disclaim any implied warranty or representation about its accuracy or completeness. The reader assumes full responsibility for using the information on this site. Memorial Hospital Los Banos is neither responsible nor liable for any claim, loss or damage resulting from the use of information on this site. It is not intended to diagnose personal physical conditions and is not a substitute for consultation with one's own personal health care provider.

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    Contacting Us

    Please do not include any confidential communication, such as health information, in any e-mail to us. E-mail is not encrypted and may be accessed and viewed without your or our knowledge or permission while in transit to us through the Internet.

    Comments or questions will be routed to the appropriate individual within the organization. You can also contact us via U.S. mail at:

    Memorial Hospital Los Banos
    520 West "I" Street
    Los Banos, CA 93635
    209-826-0591

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    Links to Outside Sites

    The Memorial Hospital Los Banos Web site has numerous links to other Internet pages, which might have information on health topics of interest to you.

    Memorial Hospital Los Banos, however, does not sponsor or endorse any of these sites, nor does Memorial Hospital Los Banos guarantee the accuracy of the information contained on them. In addition, Memorial Hospital Los Banos has no control over the privacy practices of external Web sites. The user should read and understand the policies of all Web sites with respect to their privacy practices. These links are provided for your general information and education only, and should NOT be relied upon for personal diagnosis or treatment. If you have questions, please contact your health care provider.