Teleconferencing opinions involve the use of electronic communications to enable oncology experts at different locations to share individual patient health information for the purpose of improving patient care. Providers may include multiple forms of specialists, and/or subspecialists. The information may be used for providing relevant information to you, and may include any of the following:
Electronic systems used will incorporate network and software security protocols to protect the confidentiality of patient identification and imaging data and will include measures to safeguard the data and to ensure its integrity against intentional or unintentional corruption.
Responsibility for the patient care should remain with the patient’s local clinician, if you have one, as does the patient’s medical record.
As with any medical procedure, there are potential risks associated with the use of online second opinion. These risks include, but may not be limited to:
By checking the box associated with “Informed Consent”, you acknowledge that you understand and agree with the following:
Customer Consent To The Use of Online Communication for Expert Opinion
I have read and understand the information provided above regarding online expert opinions, have discussed it with my physician or such assistants as may be designated, and all of my questions have been answered to my satisfaction.
I have read this document carefully, and understand the risks and benefits of the services given and have had my questions explained and I hereby give my informed consent to participate in online expert opinion under the terms described herein.
By agreeing to proceed with my online expert opinion, I hereby state that I have read, understood, and agree to the terms of this document.