UAB InMedica strives to maintain the highest degree of patient confidentiality of information related to health and patient privacy. Information on the facts of the patient’s life is collected only with the patient’s consent and in cases where it is necessary to diagnose, treat or nurse the patient. Patients are only allowed to provide health information to a family doctor without the presence of other medical personnel.
All patient information is strictly confidential and can only be used by those who requires it for the performance of their duties and responsibilities. All oral, written or visual patient information generated by an institution or obtained from other healthcare providers to identify a particular patient is considered confidential. Confidential information is the information contained in the patient’s medical records, other documents (letters, certificates, etc.) and any other media (including computer) and databases containing patient information.
This information is considered confidential also after the patient’s death. The right to receive the patient’s information after death is granted to the successors and the spouse (partner), parents, children according to law.
Collection of patient’s data
Disclose of patient’s information
Confidential information about the patient is provided to other persons only with the written consent of the patient, where the basis for the provision of such information and the purposes for which it is used are specified, unless the patient has indicated in his/her medical records (Patient Information and Willingness Statement) what specific person is entitled to receive such information. Persons directly involved in the treatment or care of a patient, those carrying out a medical examination of a patient shall be provided with confidential information in the cases and to the extent necessary to protect the patient’s interests without the patient’s consent. When a patient is deemed unable to reasonably assess his/her interests and has not provided a consent, confidential information shall be provided to the patient’s representative, spouse (partner), parents (foster parents) or adult children to the extent necessary to protect the patient’s interests.
Disclosure of patient’s information without his/her consent
Without a written consent of the patient, confidential information shall be provided under the procedure determined by legislation only for official purposes to the state institutions to which the laws of the Republic of Lithuania grant access to confidential information about the patient: