At Burgess Pediatrics we are able to use email to communicate with you about routine matters such as appointments, follow-up inquiries, prescriptions, certain laboratory x-ray studies as well as billing communications.
We recognize that email is not a secure communication method and should be considered as visible as a postcard. Breaches in confidentiality and failure to transmit information can occur by errors in sending, email interception, server intrusions and other events. Email is also not appropriate for real-time communication about urgent medical matters. Other communication methods available at Burgess Pediatrics include telephone calls, texting and messaging through Elation’s secure Passport, our electronic medical record program and Telehealth via Zoom video. Knowing this, please indicate your email and video preferences below.
Texts and regular emails are not HIPAA-compliant. Please select one:
I/we authorize the physicians and staff at Burgess Pediatrics to communicate with us based on the choices on this form and acknowledge that email, text and video are not secure and not HIPAA compliant. I will notify Burgess Pediatrics immediately if these email addresses or my/our preferences change.
(one for each child if enrolling in Passport)
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