BY CONTINUING WITH THE SERVICES YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, ACCEPTED, AND AGREED TO BE BOUND BY THIS INFORMED CONSENT. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE, YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO USE OR RECEIVE THE SERVICES.
General Informed Consent
I agree to receive the services provided by PWNHealth (the administrative services provider of the professional entities), PWN Remote Care Services, PW Medical Professional and certain other affiliated professional entities (collectively, “PWNHealth”, “we” or “us”) relating to ordering laboratory tests (“Tests”), including, without limitation, test request evaluation and ordering of Tests, testing, receipt of Test results (“Results”), any customer support or counseling and any other related services provided by PWN or its service providers and partners (the “PWN Services”). All clinical PWN Services, including PWN Services provided by physicians, will be provided through PWN Remote Care Services, PW Medical Professional or their affiliated professional entities.
I acknowledge and agree to the following:
- I am the individual who will provide the sample for the Test(s) that I am requesting.
- I am at least eighteen (18) years of age.
- I have read and understand any information that has been provided to me about the Test(s)
- In order to utilize the PWN Services, I must provide an appropriate sample for the Test(s).
- The information I have provided in connection with the PWN Services is correct to the best of my knowledge. I will not hold PWN or its health care providers responsible for any errors or omissions that I may have made in providing such information.
- My health information and results may be shared with other PWN health care providers, including physicians, and counselors for purposes of providing care to me.
- The PWN Services do not constitute treatment or diagnosis of any condition, disease or illness.
- While PWN and the laboratories implement safeguards to avoid errors, as with all laboratory tests, there is a chance of a false positive or false negative result.
- I agree to contact the PWNHealth’s Care Coordination Team if I do not receive results within ten (10) days after I mailed a sample.
- I am responsible for checking my email for results notification and logging on to my account to view my results when available.
- If I receive an abnormal result on a Test, I understand that PWNHealth’s Care Coordination Team will attempt to call me to review the results, offer education and explain the next steps I should take. PWNHealth’s Care Coordination Team may leave me a voicemail but will not include my test results in any voicemail message. I also understand that if I am not able to be reached, PWNHealth’s Care Coordination Team will mail a follow-up letter to the residential address I provided to my health plan (the letter will not include my test results). If I receive an abnormal result and have not connected with PWNHealth’s Care Coordination Team, I understand that I should not delay following up with my personal physician.
- I certify that throughout the duration of the PWN Services I receive, I will be physically present in the state of residence where I receive the Test kit or other state of which I have notified PWNHealth.
- I am responsible for forwarding any results to my primary care or other personal physician and for initiating follow up with such physician for care, diagnosis, medical treatment or to obtain an interpretation of the Results.
- I will not make medical decisions without consulting a healthcare provider or disregard medical advice from my healthcare provider or delay seeking such advice based on information as a result of the use of the PWN Services.
I understand that PWN Services are delivered by health care providers who are not in the same physical location as I am using electronic communications, information technology or other means, including the electronic transmission of personal health information. I also understand that:
- A PWN physician will determine whether or not Test(s) and PWN Services are appropriate for me.
- I have the right to withdraw my consent to the use of telehealth in the course of my care at any time by contacting the PWNHealth’s Care Coordination Team by calling 888-362-4321 or emailing email@example.com.
- I may need to see a health care provider in-person for diagnosis, treatment and care.
- There are potential risks associated with the use of technology, including disruptions, loss of data and technical difficulties.
- There are alternative services, such as visiting a primary care provider, an emergency room, or an urgent care facility; however, I choose to proceed with the PWN Services at this time.
I understand that if I have any questions before or after my Test, I can contact PWNHealth’s Care Coordination Team by calling 888-362-4321 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
I authorize PWN to use the email address and phone number I provided to my health plan (or that I updated by contacting PWNHealth’s Care Coordination Team as described below) to contact me in connection with the Service. I am responsible for contacting PWNHealth’s Care Coordination Team by calling 888-362-4321 or emailing email@example.com to notify them of any changes to my mailing address, email address, phone number or other information that I provided in connection with the PWN Services.
I understand that testing is voluntary and that I may withdraw my consent to testing at any time prior to the completion of the Test(s) by contacting PWNHealth’s Care Coordination Team by calling 888-362-4321 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
I specifically authorize the transfer and release of my information as described herein and in the Notice of Privacy Practices available to me when seeking and purchasing the PWN Services, including my lab test Results and other identifiable health information, submitted by me or about me in connection with the PWN Services, to, between and among myself and the following individuals, organizations and their representatives: (a) the company which ordered the applicable laboratory test; (b) PWNHealth and its affiliates, and their staff, agents, and health care providers, including physicians, and (c) the laboratory conducting the laboratory testing services to facilitate and execute the PWN Services requested by me or performed with my consent (including receiving, reviewing and approving a laboratory request; reviewing, processing and delivering the laboratory test value(s)/result(s)), and as required or permitted by law.
I understand that I have a right to receive a copy of the above data disclosure authorization. I have the right to refuse to agree to this authorization in which case my refusal may affect the PWN Services provided to me. When my information is used or disclosed pursuant to this authorization, it may be subject to re-disclosure by the recipient and may no longer be protected by privacy laws. I have the right to revoke this authorization in writing at any time, except that the revocation will not apply to any information already disclosed by the parties referenced in this authorization. This authorization will expire ten (10) years from the date of signature. My written revocation must be submitted to PWNHealth’s General Counsel at:
PWN Remote Care Services c/o PWNHealth, LLC
Attn: Chief Legal Officer
123 West 18th Street, 8th Floor New York, NY 10011
Notice of Privacy Practices Regarding Health Information
This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed, and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully.
How We May Use and Disclose Your Health Information. PWN Remote Care Services, P.A., PWN Remote Care Services, P.C., PW Medical Professional and certain other affiliated professional entities and PWNHealth, LLC (the administrative services provider of the professional entities (collectively, “PWNHealth”, “we” or “us”) may use your health information and disclose it to appropriate persons, authorities and agencies, as allowed by federal and state law. Please be aware that state and federal law may have more requirements on how we use and disclose your health information. If there are specific, more restrictive requirements, even for some of the purposes listed above, we may not disclose your health information without your written permission as required by such laws. We may also be required by law to obtain your written permission to use and disclose your information related to treatment for a mental illness, developmental disability, or alcohol or drug abuse. We may do this without your written permission for the following limited purposes:
- Required by Law
- Public Health
- Reporting Victims of Abuse or Neglect
- Health Care Oversight
- Legal Proceedings & Law Enforcement
- Serious Threats to Health or Safety
We may also disclose any information that you provide to use or that is provided on your behalf. You have the right to request a restriction or limitation on the disclosure of such information as set forth below.
Your Health Information Rights. You have the right to:
- Read and copy your health information.
- Request to correct your health information.
- Request to restrict certain uses and disclosures of your information. You have the right to request in writing that we restrict how your health information is used or disclosed. For most requests, under the law, we are not required to agree to your request. In some cases, we may not be able to agree to your request because we do not have a way to tell everyone who would need to know about the restriction. There are other instances in which we are not required to agree with your request. We will inform you when we cannot find a way to carry out your request.
- Receive a record of how we disclosed your information.
- Receive notification of a breach and obtain a paper copy of this notice.
Contact us at email@example.com or PWNHealth, 123 W 18th Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10011 Attn: Privacy Officer with any questions or concerns regarding the above.
PWN WILL NOT PROVIDE ANY SERVICES FOR MEDICAL EMERGENCIES OR URGENT SITUATIONS. IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING A MEDICAL EMERGENCY, CALL YOUR DOCTOR OR 911 IMMEDIATELY.
Your use of the PWN Services is subject to our Notice of Privacy Practices, our Informed Consent, any additional consents that you provide and any additional terms or policies of which we provide notice to you.
By using the PWN Services, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be legally bound by and comply with these Terms, the Notice of Privacy Practices, the Informed Consent and any and all additional terms and policies. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THE PWN SERVICES.
Changes to our Terms.
We reserve the right to modify or amend these Terms, in whole or in part, at any time, and for any reason, in our sole discretion, with or without liability to you or any third party. All changes to these Terms will be effective immediately upon their posting to this webpage. We will notify you of material changes to these Terms. Continued use of the PWN Services after the effective date of such modified Terms will indicate your acknowledgment and agreement to be bound by the modified Terms. Each version of our Terms will be prominently marked with an effective date at the top of this page. If any of the provisions of these Terms are not acceptable to you, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue your use of the PWN Services.
The PWN Services are provided solely for informational purposes, and do not constitute treatment or diagnosis of any condition, disease or illness. PWN’s physicians do not and will not provide treatment nor prescribe or order any drugs or medication in connection with the PWN Services. The PWN Services do not replace your existing primary care or other relationship with your physician. You are solely responsible for forwarding any Results to your primary care or other personal physician and for initiating follow up with such physician for care, diagnosis or medical treatments. PWN will not forward your Results to your personal physician. You should not make medical decisions without consulting with a physician. Do not disregard medical advice from your healthcare provider or delay seeking such advice based on the information obtained as a result of your use of the PWN Services. The PWN Services are not intended to make a medical necessity determination for insurance purposes.
By accepting the Terms, you understand that PWN may send you messages, reports and emails regarding the PWN Services, Tests, Results, and/or any personal or health information you have provided in connection with the PWN Services. You further understand and agree that it is your responsibility to monitor and respond to these messages, reports, and emails.
The PWN Services are not intended or designed for individuals under the age of 18 or the applicable age or majority in the relevant state. By using the PWN Services, you confirm that you are age 18 or over or over the age or majority in your state, as applicable.
The PWN Services are intended for individuals located and residing in the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. However, the PWN Services may not be available in certain U.S. states or territories. You will be notified if the PWN Services are not available in the state or territory in which you are located. You agree that any and all data you provide or make available in connection with the PWN Services shall relate only to users located in the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. By using the PWN Services, you confirm that you are located in the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands when you receive the PWN Services. You shall not access the PWN Services outside of the United States Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands and PWN disclaims any responsibility for any attempt by you to do so.
You agree that any data submitted or provided by you or on your behalf in connection with the PWN Services is truthful, accurate, and appropriate. You agree that the PWN Services that you request are for your own personal use and that you will not order a Test for another person.
You may be ineligible for a Test based on the information that you provide or otherwise. You will be notified if it is determined that you are not eligible for a Test.
The PWN Services are provided at no cost to you.
Test Request Evaluation.
PWN affiliated independent physicians evaluate Test requests and determine whether testing is appropriate for you. All PWN Services provided by physicians shall be provided through PWN Remote Care Services or its affiliated professional entities. You will be notified of whether or not your test has been approved and ordered.
If you receive an abnormal result on a Test, you understand that PWNHealth’s Care Coordination Team may attempt to call you to review the results, offer education and explain the next steps you should take. PWNHealth’s Care Coordination Team may leave you a voicemail but will not include your test results in any voicemail message. You also understand that if you are not able to be reached, PWNHealth’s Care Coordination Team may mail a follow-up letter to the residential address you provided to your health plan (the letter will not include your Test Results). If you receive an abnormal result and have not connected with PWNHealth’s Care Coordination Team, you understand that you should not delay following up with my personal physician.
Please review the Notice of Privacy Practices, which describes PWN’s practices regarding the information that PWN may collect from users of the PWN Services. By using the PWN Services, you hereby consent to all actions we may take with respect to your information consistent with these Terms and our Notice of Privacy Practices.
Limitation of Liability.
IN NO EVENT WILL PWN OR ITS AFFILIATES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS, LICENSORS, PHYSICIANS, GENETIC COUNSELORS, HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS OR SERVICE PROVIDERS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY CLAIMS, LIABILITIES, LOSSES, COSTS OR DAMAGES UNDER ANY LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY, WHETHER IN TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL, DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA OR LOSS OF GOODWILL, SERVICE INTERRUPTION, MOBILE PHONE DAMAGE, SYSTEM FAILURE OR THE COST OF SUBSTITUTE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES, OR FOR ANY DAMAGES FOR PERSONAL OR BODILY INJURY OR EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, INCLUDING DEATH, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ANY ACCESS TO OR USE OF (OR INABILITY TO USE) ANY SERVICES. THE PRECEDING DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY EVEN IF PWN OR ITS AFFILIATES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS, LICENSORS, PHYSICIANS, HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS OR SERVICE PROVIDERS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR LOSSES.
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF PWN AND ITS AFFILIATES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS, LICENSORS, PHYSICIANS, HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS AND SERVICE PROVIDERS ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH OR UNDER THESE TERMS EXCEED U.S. ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100 USD). YOU AGREE THAT ANY CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING UNDER THESE TERMS OR THE PERFORMANCE OR NON-PERFORMANCE OF THE PWN SERVICES MUST BE BROUGHT WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER SUCH CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION ARISES, OR BE FOREVER BARRED.
EXCEPT AS SET FORTH IN THESE TERMS, PWN AND ITS AFFILIATES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS, LICENSORS, PHYSICIANS, HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS AND SERVICE PROVIDERS HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, AND ALL CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THE PWN SERVICES AND RELATED CONTENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND ANY OTHER WARRANTY, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, WITH RESPECT TO THE PWN SERVICES.
PWN AND ITS AFFILIATES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS, LICENSORS, PHYSICIANS, HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS AND SERVICE PROVIDERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT THERE WILL BE NO DELAY, FAILURE OR CORRUPTION OF DATA TRANSMITTED IN CONNECTION WITH THE PWN SERVICES.
PWN DOES NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR ENDORSEMENTS REGARDING ANY SERVICES PROVIDED BY THIRD PARTIES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE TEST PROVIDER, AND/OR OTHER PROVIDERS OF LABORATORY SERVICES. PWN IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSION IN THE INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE OR THAT IS PROVIDED TO PWN ON YOUR BEHALF.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless PWN, its subsidiaries and its affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, partners, licensors, physicians, healthcare providers and service providers, from and against any and all claims, actions, demands, liabilities, settlements, costs, or expenses, including, without limitation, reasonable legal fees, legal costs and accounting fees, arising out of, or alleged to arise out of: (i) your violation of these Terms, other policies or any and all applicable laws, rules or regulations; or (ii) your use of materials or features of the PWN Services in an unauthorized manner.
Ownership: Intellectual Property and Proprietary Rights.
All content, text, graphics, logos, icons and images provided by PWN through or in connection with the PWN Services, and all intellectual property rights therein, and any suggestions, ideas or other feedback provided by you, are the sole and exclusive property of PWN or our service or content providers and are protected by United States and foreign intellectual property laws. The PWN Services also contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected under U.S. and foreign intellectual property laws, including copyright, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws.
Except as expressly authorized by PWN, you may not use, sell, modify, reproduce, distribute, create derivative works of or otherwise exploit any information or content made available to you on or through the PWN Services, in whole or in part. PWN grants you a limited, non-exclusive right to access and use the PWN Services solely for personal, non-commercial purposes on the condition that you comply with these Terms. Any use of the PWN Services other than as specifically authorized herein is strictly prohibited.
Certain names, logos, brands and other materials displayed in connection with the PWN Services may constitute trademarks, trade names, services marks or logos (“Trademarks”) of PWN or its affiliates. You are not authorized to use any such Trademarks without the express written permission of PWN or its affiliates. Ownership of all such Trademarks and the goodwill associated therewith remains with us or our affiliates.
PWN and our service providers, and our successors and assigns, may use, copy, reproduce, modify, analyze, perform, display, distribute and otherwise disclose to third parties any data for purposes of providing PWN Services to you; conducting research or analyses of such data; and designing, developing, implementing, modifying and/or improving new, current or future features, products and services of PWN using such data.
All rights not expressly granted in these Terms are reserved.
Term; Termination. The Terms, as may be amended from time to time, will remain in full force and effect as long as you continue to access or use the PWN Services, or until terminated in accordance with the provisions of these Terms. PWN, in our sole discretion, with or without notice to you, at any time and for any reason, may terminate, suspend or modify: (i) any of the rights granted by these Terms; (ii) the permission granted to you to access and/or use the PWN Services; and (iii) the PWN Services. You may terminate the Terms at any time by discontinuing use of the PWN Services. Your permission to use the PWN Services automatically terminates if you violate these Terms. PWN shall not be liable if, for any reason, all or any part of the PWN Services is unavailable. Upon termination of these Terms, any provision that by its nature or express terms should survive will survive such termination.
Equitable Relief. You acknowledge and agree that breach of these Terms may result in irreparable harm that would be difficult to measure; and, therefore, that upon any such breach or threat of such breach, PWN shall be entitled to seek injunctive and other appropriate equitable relief from any court of competent jurisdiction (without the necessity of proving actual damages or of posting a bond), in addition to whatever remedies it may have at law, under these Terms, or otherwise.
General. These Terms, the PWN Notice of Privacy Practices, consents and any other agreements incorporated by reference herein constitute the entire agreement between you and PWN with respect to access to and use of the PWN Services. These Terms and your use of the PWN Services are governed by the laws of the State of Delaware, without respect to its conflict of law principles. In the event a dispute arises between the parties under these Terms or that in any way relates to your use of the PWN Services, the parties hereby agree to binding arbitration, which will be conducted in New York, New York, in accordance with the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association. If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid or unenforceable by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of these Terms shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition, or of any other term or condition. You may not assign or transfer your rights or obligations under these Terms without our prior written consent, and any assignment or transfer in violation of this provision shall be null and void. There are no third-party beneficiaries to these Terms. PWN may freely assign or transfer these Terms without restriction. Subject to the foregoing, these Terms will bind and inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors and permitted assigns.
Contact Us. Should you have questions about the PWN Services, including about your Test or Results, you may contact us at:
Phone Number: 888-362-4321
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
123 W 18th Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10011
Last updated: February 2, 2021