Privacy Policy

At Baptist Health, we understand your concerns about releasing information on the internet. All personal health information submitted via this web site is handled in accordance to our privacy practices and is strictly for use by Baptist Health for enhancing your online experience.

Other uses for this information include understanding the traffic patterns of visitors to our site, general statistics on usage and time-frame so we can know when to upgrade our system and research into the needs of the consumer.

Baptist Health will not sell or otherwise transfer this information to outside companies. Baptist Health supports the anti-spamming legislation currently passing through congress. Baptist Health will only send you information if you request it or give your permission.

We are committed to protecting the privacy rights of our web site visitors. As a visitor you can be assured that we will not collect any personally identifiable information without your authorization. Your authorization is granted when you fill out a form on our site or send us an e-mail. When you submit information to us, you can expect us to use the information to respond to your inquiry. We do not give away or sell the information that you submit to us. We do, however, maintain an electronic file of this data.

Information submitted via our secure job application form is maintained on file in our Human Resources office. Information submitted via our secure pre-admission forms is maintained on file in our Medical Records office. Information submitted via our billing inquiry forms is maintained on file in our Patient Accounts office. Information submitted via our secure online donation forms is maintained on file in our Foundation office. Information submitted via our non-secure feedback and E-Greetings forms are maintained on file in our Strategic Development office. Submission data is analyzed and used to help us enhance our web site. Please be aware that our privacy statement does not apply to your use of other sites to which baptist-health.com links. These other sites we list have been reviewed for content quality by Baptist Health employees, but information on the internet changes frequently. Baptist Health assumes no responsibility for any aspect of healthcare administered with the aid of information found on this web site.

Co-branding

We work through several outside vendors to provide the best in resources to the public. Baptist Health reviews the content for appropriateness. Though the information may look like it is owned by Baptist Health, it is the property and responsibility of the vendors. Some of the companies we currently work with are Epic, Our360.com, Staywell Communications and McKesson Corporation.

Cookies

We use cookies to facilitate your use of our web site, and to let us keep track of certain statistical information that helps us improve our site.

E-Mail a Patient

This is a free service to the public. All patient cards are hand-delivered by volunteers. Due to the potential for abuse, images or messages deemed inappropriate by Baptist Health will not be delivered.

Baptist Health Volunteers deliver the cards by hand. Every effort will be made to ensure delivery of your card in a timely fashion. Baptist Health will not be held liable for delays in delivery of cards to patients.

You may not use the E-Mail a Patient function to send or use e-cards in any manner that would constitute the transmission of Spam or unsolicited e-mails. You may not use scripting or other programs to automate the creation and/or transmission of e-cards. Baptist Health reserves the right, in its sole discretion, at any time, and without prior notice, to limit the number of recipients to which you may send an e-card and/or limit the number of e-cards that you may send.

Legal Notice

The Baptist Health web site is the property of Baptist Health and is protected by U.S. copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. Components of the Baptist Health web site, including audio, video, text, and graphics, may not be reproduced or copied for any purpose without the written consent of Baptist Health.

Links To Other Web Sites

Our web site contains links to other web sites. These links are for information only. We re-evaluate the appropriateness of such links each time we update the pages on which they appear. We also verify the functionality of these links on a monthly basis. Links that are non-functioning are either removed or corrected at that time. We invite our web site visitors to use the Contact Us feedback form to report non-functioning links on our site. Additionally, we encourage our web site visitors to be aware of when they leave our site.

Non-Secure E-Mail

In general, Internet e-mail is inherently not secure. In light of this, we recommend that items considered highly confidential or private in nature not be communicated through e-mail. You are communicating with us via e-mail when you fill out the feedback or E-Mail a Patient forms on our web site and when you send e-mail to any Baptist Health hospital e-mail address published on our web site.

The Baptist Health web site runs on a secure server with restricted access to information. We have taken all reasonable measures to ensure the security of your information.

Submitting Credit Card Information

We use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology combined with e-mail encryption to ensure the security of e-commerce transactions you submit via our health education class registration, request online service, online store, or the Baptist Health Foundation. All information you submit to our site in a SSL session, is encrypted and protected against disclosure to third parties. Additionally, once your credit card information is received and processed it is deleted from our system; we do not maintain credit card information in our database.

Our job application and billing inquiry/payment forms are also protected with SSL technology. When you are in a SSL session, you will see a padlock icon in the bottom right corner of your browser window.

Site Statistics

We use software to record and track traffic to our site to help us assess and enhance our web site.