DUCK contains confidential protected health information
of DaVita patients. The confidentiality of this protected health information
must be maintained in accordance with federal and state law.
DaVita is providing you access to protected health information for
DaVita patients that are also your patients as a physician. Federal
law allows DaVita to share this information with you for treatment
purposes because you are a health care provider. The purpose of DUCK
is to provide physicians with easier access to their patients' health
information in order to improve patient care. In accordance with the
DUCK Agreement, by accessing DUCK, you agree to the following conditions.
By utilizing DUCK, you agree to maintain
the confidentiality of a patients' protected health information in
accordance with federal and state law. You further agree that
you will not provide your password to anyone. You also agree not to
access DUCK through unsecure internet connections or computer
terminals. You agree to promptly log off from DUCK when you are
finished using the application. If you have been granted access to
a patient record by another physician with whom you do not have a
treatment relationship, you agree that you will not access that patients'
In order to verify your identity, we need to maintain information
about you, such as your email address and your confidential DUCK
password. We value your privacy just as we value our patients' privacy.
DaVita Inc. will not disclose your confidential information to any
third-party unless such a disclosure is required or authorized by
law. For more information about privacy issues at DaVita, please feel
free to contact