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Privacy Policy

Michigan Urological Clinic wants you to know that your privacy and safety are foremost in our minds. This site contains forms that you may use to request information or give us feedback.  Your name, telephone numbers and addresses are sometimes required in order to provide you with the information you requested. After you fill out a form, we may contact you directly with follow-up information, but rest assured that any information supplied on forms on this site, is not passed on to any outside organization for any reason (other than where we may be required to by law). Also know that while we're very interested in providing relevant personal healthcare information to patients and their physicians, that information will never be made available online.

Typical web traffic analyses is regularly done, which we us to provide statistics such as which pages are visited in what order, where users come from, and how long users spend on our site. However, that information will never be associated with specific identities. The forms that you use on our site are encrypted to protect your privacy; once your information is sent to us, it is kept on a secure database not connected to the Internet.

HIPAA Compliance

Our office is fully committed to compliance with HIPAA guidelines by:

1. Providing appropriate security for our patient records.
2. Protecting the privacy of our patient's medical information.
3. Providing our patients with proper access to their medical records.
4. Appropriately maintaining our patient information and billing processes in compliance with national HIPAA standards.

If you ever have any questions or concerns about your services or charges, we encourage you to call and ask for our Compliance Officer.

Medical Advice Disclaimer

Keep in mind that medical information provided by the Michigan Urological clinic on our website – in the absence of a visit with a health care professional – should only be considered educational. Likewise, information sent through e-mail shouldn't be considered medical consultation. Our website mechanism isn't intended to replace a physician's independent judgement about the appropriateness or risks of a procedure for a given patient. We will do our best to provide you with information that will help you make your own best health care decisions.

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