Notice of Privacy Practices

Effective Date: April 2003

This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully

SUNY Upstate Medical University (Upstate), including University Hospital, is required by law to protect the privacy of health information that may reveal your identity and to provide you with our notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your health information. This notice describes the health information privacy practices of Upstate, members of our health care staff who provide care at University Hospital, and other health professionals who are involved in your care and perform payment activities and/or business operations for or with our hospital. This notice also describes how we may use and disclose your health information and your rights to access and control your health information.

If you have questions about any part of this notice or would like to discuss our privacy practices, please contact:

SUNY Upstate Medical University
Institutional Privacy Administrator
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, New York 13212