Advocate Sherman Hospital has always made it a priority to protect the privacy of the patients we serve. Everyone associated with the organization doctors, nurses, business and support staff are committed to maintaining patient privacy.
Government regulations containing the requirements for maintaining patient privacy are outlined in the Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). These regulations provide Advocate Sherman Hospital with guidance to help ensure patient privacy.
As an organization dedicated to safeguarding patients' protected health information (PHI), Advocate Sherman Hospital has developed a Privacy Notice based upon the government regulations. This notice details how health information will be used and disclosed. This notice also describes patients' rights related to the use and disclosure of protected health information. To read Advocate Sherman Hospital's Privacy Notice, please click on the link found here. (click here to download the Privacy Notice in Spanish)