According to law [HIPAA, The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996], and with specific emergency exceptions, your health information is private and will be treated as such – with respect and care. Any information sent by a patient over email to this writer will be kept in strictest confidence. You have the right to request information about security of your medical record, its storage and maintenance.
Because the internet itself is not a secure environment, I cannot guarantee the security of any information sent over the internet by email or through this website. If you have any concerns about sending information electronically or if such information is of a particularly sensitive nature, you may feel free to call me to discuss this issue by phone or send it via fax instead. You can find this info on the Contact page.
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The contents of Sharon M. Batista, M.D., P.C.’s (“Batista P.C.”) website, such as text, videos, graphics, images, information and all other materials (“Content”), are solely for general informational and educational purposes, or to describe Dr. Sharon Batista’s services, and are not intended or implied to provide medical, psychiatric, or other professional health care advice, nor are they intended to be used to assess health conditions or to be substituted for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care professional relating to any concerns you may have regarding symptoms, a medical condition, or the use of any products. Neither Dr. Batista nor Batista P.C. assumes any duty to correct or update the Content or to resolve or clarify any inconsistency within the Content. Reliance on any Content is solely at your own risk, and neither Dr. Batista nor Batista P.C. is responsible for any misuses you may make of this site or its Content. In addition, transmission of the Content is not intended to create, and receipt by you does not constitute, a physician-patient relationship.
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In addition, this website includes links to resources on other websites; however, neither Dr. Batista nor Batista P.C. endorse the linked sites, and takes no responsibility for the content, information, or accuracy thereof, contained in the linked sites.
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In no event shall Dr. Batista, Batista P.C., or any of its employees, directors or officers be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary punitive, or any other monetary or other damages, fees, fines, penalties or liabilities arising out of or relating in any way to the use of this website and/or the information contained in this website. In no event shall Dr. Batista, Batista P.C., or any of its employees, directors or officers be liable for any lost profits, lost data or business arising out of or relating in any way to the use of this website. Such limitation includes actions based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal theory.