Notice to HEALTHeLINK Participants

Policy Revisions

Please take note that the Operating Committee of HEALTHeLINK has approved revisions to the HEALTHeLINK Privacy and Security Policies effective July 29, 2019.  This Notice is given pursuant to Sections 2.3, 3.4, and 3.5 of the Participation Agreement Terms & Conditions, which, among other requirements, provides for 30 days’ notice to all HEALTHeLINK participants prior to the effective date of any changes to the Privacy and Security Policies.  A copy of the current and revised Privacy and Security Policies are available here.

Protecting patient privacy is of the utmost importance to HEALTHeLINK. With this in mind we have developed privacy and security policies that take into account the patient’s rights and concerns. For further information, download 2018 HEALTHeLINK Privacy and Security Policies.

Terms & Conditions

In addition to the policies, the Terms and Conditions provide additional participant rights and obligations related to their participation in the exchange. These are attached to the Participation Agreement that every participating entity signs prior to supplying data to or accessing data from the exchange. Click here to view the current Terms and Conditions and Business Associate Agreements.

External Networks

HEALTHeLINK has an agreement to exchange data with an external network called the eHEALTH Exchange. This network enables the secure exchange of patient data between HEALTHeLINK and providers authorized to access patient data via the eHEALTH Exchange. The Data Use and Reciprocal Agreement (DURSA) governs the exchange of information via the eHEALTH Exchange. This agreement may be viewed by clicking here.