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Buffalo Medical Group is pleased to offer
our patients on line access to portions of their medical record. If you
would like to participate as a user of MyChart you may sign up for the
service by completing the registration form at the end of this section.
You are being provided access to the MyChart information system through Buffalo Medical Group. To access MyChart, the user must agree to be bound
by the terms of this MyChart Licensing Agreement for the material and data
contained in MyChart. If you do not agree to the terms of this Agreement,
please do not use MyChart.
I understand that Buffalo Medical Groupís MyChart should NEVER be used for
urgent health care matters. The anticipated turn around time for a response
to a secure message may be 2 or more business days. Therefore if I believe I
am experiencing an urgent or life threatening health condition I should
phone my physician, go directly to an Emergency Department of a local
hospital or call 911.
Please note that MyChart may be viewed by other health professionals and
others who work with your physician.
Information on MyChart is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind and
is meant for use only to support the patient's relationship with their
current or future medical professional. User reliance on the material in
MyChart is at your own risk. Please note the medical or health care
information provided on MyChart is not a replacement for proper medical
attention. The electronic record is the property of Buffalo Medical Group
and the information displayed in MyChart may not be the complete medical
record. If you are in need of copies of your complete medical record you
must contact Buffalo Medical Group Medical Records department and complete a
HIPAA compliant release of information request form. Please contact the
appropriate physicianís office directly in regard to discrepancies with the
medical information listed in your record.
Buffalo Medical Group places considerable emphasis on the privacy of patient
information and their compliance with State and Federal Privacy Laws. You
understand that you are solely responsible for any sharing of its content
that you intentionally or unintentionally communicate to others. Please do
not share your password with anyone. MyChart is configured to be secure from
unauthorized access, but Buffalo Medical Group cannot be held responsible
a) Absolute security of all electronic communication transmissions between
patient and the site.
b) Unauthorized disclosure resulting from a user not logging out of an
c) Unauthorized disclosure resulting from a lost or stolen user ID and
d) Unauthorized disclosure resulting from information printed by the user
f) Unauthorized disclosure resulting from personal computer settings or
installed software products that may compromise information security; or
e) Similar events outside the substantial control of Buffalo Medical Group.
∑ Encryption: We use a 256-bit encryption to encrypt communication from your
web browser to our secure network web server.
∑ Buffalo Medical Group uses a dedicated web server. We separate the web
server and the electronic medical record. In the unlikely event the web
server is compromised, no health information would be exposed since it is
not saved to the web server.
∑ Electronic patient information is saved behind a firewall.
∑ No caching of data in the browser is allowed; we disable caching and force
the web pages to expire immediately.
∑ After a period of inactivity the login session will time out.
∑ We constantly monitor the web server for evidence of any break-in
Access to the MyChart system is granted to users for the purpose of
furthering their medical care. Use of the system unrelated to this purpose
may result in the suspension or termination of access privileges. Improper
activities include, but are not limited to, as the use of inappropriate or
abusive language, reserving appointment times that are not needed or are
frequently cancelled and other activities that are deemed to cause a
disruption to clinic operations in the sole discretion of Buffalo Medical
You can disenroll from your use of Buffalo Medical Groupís MyChart at
anytime by completing the appropriate online request form.
Buffalo Medical Group shall not be liable for any damages suffered by the
user or other third parties related to, directly or indirectly, the material
and information contained in MyChart. In no circumstances will Buffalo
Medical Group be liable to the user or any other person for direct,
indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages of any type, even if
informed of the possibility of such damages. Buffalo Medical Group cannot
guarantee access to the MyChart system and are not liable for the user's
inability to access or view the information contained on the site. By
downloading or viewing the information on MyChart, the user agrees to hold
Buffalo Medical Group harmless and indemnify them against any damages,
claims, or other claims asserted against Buffalo Medical Group arising out
of, or in any way connected with, the user's utilization of MyChart or the
information contained therein.
This Agreement shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws
of the State of New York. MyChart information and the logos, icons and other
marks shown or referenced within are reserved by Buffalo Medical Group and
are protected by copyright and trademark law. The user may not reproduce
such information without the prior written consent of Buffalo Medical Group.
This Agreement contains the entire agreement between the parties with
respect to the subject matter contained herein and it shall not be modified
or amended except by signed written instrument. The terms of this Agreement
may be changed at any time in the discretion of the Buffalo Medical Group
and updated terms will be posted on the MyChart website for user access.