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Privacy Policy

We will use your important personal information for the appropriate purpose as not only medical institution but also educational and research institution.
We would like to ask you to understand and cooperate.

Purpose of use personal information

We will use your personal information according to the purpose as below.

●Use within Kyoto University Hospital

  • ・Medical services which patients use
  • ・Office work of Medical Insurance
  • ・Administrative operation concerned with patients (the hospital ward administration of hospital admission and discharge, the accounting, the report of medical accident, the service development)
  • ・The basic data for improving and keeping medical service

●Use within the hospital and at Kyoto University

  • ・Medical education
  • ・Research based on cases
    If the laws, ethical guidelines, or any guidelines of concerned bodies has determined at the beginning of research works, we will sincerely carry out according the rules.
  • ・Providing information to auditing organization outside
  • We will keep information as anonymous as possible.

●Provision of information to other institutions and organizations, etc.

  • ・Cooperation as for medical services with other hospitals, clinics, birth centers, pharmacies, home-visit nursing station and care service companies
  • ・Reply to referrals from other medical institutions as for medical services
  • ・In case we ask for opinion and advice from doctors of other medical institutions about medical care
  • ・Commission inspecting samples and other commission works
  • ・Giving an explanation about the disease condition to patient's family
  • ・Office work of Medical Insurance (commission of insurance work, statement of medical expenses to payment facilities)
  • ・Reply to the reference from payment facilities and insurers
  • ・Submission acts to executive and judicial branches according to the related laws
  • ・Notification and counseling to special medical institutions and insurance companies regarding doctor liability insurance money

Unintended use of personal information

If we must use patients’ information other than for the purposes listed above, we will request the patients’ consent.

Patients’ rights of concerning personal information

Regarding personal information, patients have following rights.

●Right to request about the disclosure of personal information

  • ・You can request the personal information disclosure by following designated procedures.
    However, we are not able to necessarily reply to your request.
    We would like ask you to understand.
  • ・When you request about the disclosure of personal information, we would like ask you to put the charge which Kyoto University determined.

●Right to request about the correction of personal information

  • ・You can request correcting your personal information by following designated procedures within 90days after you received the disclosure of your personal information.
    However, we are not able to necessarily reply to your request.
    We would like ask you to understand.

●Right to request about the prohibition of use personal information

  • ・You can request the prohibition of use and provision of your personal information and erasing your data by following designated procedures. if there is any reason below.
    However, we are not able to necessarily reply to your request.
    We would like ask you to understand.
    • 1. You can request the prohibition of use of your personal information and erasing your data by following designated procedures. if we would use your information over the necessary limit of the purpose or take your information using dishonest and pending ways.
    • 2. You can request the prohibition of provision of your personal information by following designated procedures. if we would provide your data to others over the law limit without obtaining your consent beforehand.

●Regarding objection

  • ・You can bring a challenge to Kyoto University Hospital if you would not be dissatisfied with omission of disclosure decision, correction decision and prohibition decision or disclosure request, correction request and prohibition request.

Show your name to visitors

We would like ask you to show your name at room door to provide safety medical care for patients.
If you request not to inform your information to visitors, please contact to Patient Support Center (Outpatient Ward 1F/ TEL 075-751-3038).

Contact

If you have any other questions or concern about the above information or requests, please contact to the following department.

Medical Service
Department
075-751-3661

8:30AM ~ 17:15PM

  • *Excluding Sat, Sun, Public Holidays, New Year Holidays and Anniversary of the founding (June 18th)