FAQs for Patients

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+ What is PVIX?

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+ What is a health information exchange (HIE)?

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+ Why is health information exchange important?

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+ What health information is shared on PVIX?

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+ Can I find out who has requested access to my health information?

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+ Will I know if my health information was misused?

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+ What if I don't want my providers to have access to my health information?

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+ Is my health information available for anyone to see?

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+ How do I get access to my own medical records?

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+ How is PVIX ensuring the security of my health information when it is being transferred or exchanged?

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+ How does PVIX handle unauthorized requests for access to my health information? Are there any penalties for those who misuse or inappropriately disclose my information?

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+ Does PVIX share my health information with employers?

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+ Can I request changes to my health record or other information included in the HIE?

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+ Is some of my most sensitive health information provided extra protection?

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+ How do I know if my provider is a participant in the PVIX HIE?

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