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Patient Privacy

Your privacy is extremely important to Tanner. At all times we do our utmost to safeguard your private information.

These following brochures and policies serve as reference guides to how we use and disclose your health information and maintain your privacy as we provide you with quality health care.

What is HIPAA?

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) is United States legislation that provides data privacy and security provisions for safeguarding medical information.

If you have a question about HIPAA or think your privacy has been violated, please contact one of Tanner Health System’s HIPAA Officers:

  • Pamela Burns, RHIA, CCS, health information management director and privacy officer for Tanner Health System, 770-812-9602 or via e-mail. Her fax is 770.836.9206. Mailing Address: Attn: Pamela Burns, Tanner Health System, 705 Dixie Street, Carrollton, GA 30117.
  • Chuck Collins, HIPAA security officer for Tanner Health System, 770-836-9382 or via e-mail.

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