7.1 Telemedicine involves the delivery of health care services using electronic communications, information technology, or other means between a health care provider and a patient who are not in the same physical location. Telemedicine may be used for diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and/or related patient education, and may include, but is not limited to:
a Electronic transmission of medical records, photo images, personal health information, or other data between a patient and health care provider;
b Interactions between a patient and health care provider via audio, video, and/or data communications; and
c Use of output data from medical devices, sound, and video files.
7.2 The electronic systems used in the Services will incorporate network and software security protocols to protect the privacy and security of health information and imaging data, and will include measures to safeguard the data to ensure its integrity against intentional or unintentional corruption. Please note that there are various advantages and disadvantages to using a telehealth service as opposed to a conventional medical appointment. By accepting these Terms, you acknowledge your understanding and agreement to the following:
a That you understand the risks and benefits of the use of telemedicine in the medical care and treatment provided to you.
b That you give your informed consent to the use of telemedicine by providers affiliated with Us.
c That the delivery of healthcare services via telemedicine is an evolving field and that the use of telemedicine in your medical care and treatment may include uses of technology not specifically described in these Terms.
d That you understand that while the use of telemedicine may provide potential benefits to me, as with any medical care service, no such benefits or specific results can be guaranteed. Your condition may not be cured or improved, and in some cases, may get worse.
e That you understand that our affiliated medical professionals may determine in his or her sole discretion that your condition is not suitable for treatment using telemedicine, and that you may need to seek medical care and treatment in-person or from an alternative source.
f That the same confidentiality and privacy protections that apply to other health care services also apply to these telemedicine services.
g That you have access to all of your health and wellness information pertaining to the telemedicine services in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
h That you can withhold or withdraw your consent to these Terms at any time by emailing Noah Health Pte. Ltd. with such instruction. Otherwise, this consent will be considered renewed upon each new telemedicine consultation with the Providers.
i That you agree to allow your Provider to share information regarding the telemedicine examination or consultation with other individuals for treatment, payment and/or health care operations purposes, at their sole discretion.
j That you agree and authorize your Provider to release information regarding the telemedicine examination or consultation to Noah Health Pte. Ltd. and its affiliates.