Authorization is valid for the following facility: Abbeville General Hospital
Type of information to be released: Video images, photographic images, conversations, sounds, audiotapes, verbal and/or written
testimonials and statements, including biographical information, of the individual identified above.
Purpose of Request
To videotape, photograph and record audio of patients for the facility’s marketing purposes, including but not limited to production of
recordings, brochures, advertisements, videos and similar image and sound capture for purposes of publication and/or distribution via
all types of media.
Payments to Facility
This marketing activity does not involve either direct or indirect compensation/payment from a third party to the facility for this use of
protected health information.
Persons Authorized to Receive Information
I agree that the publication and distribution of the protected health information described herein may and likely will include distribution
of such information to the general public via various methods, including all types of media outlets (e.g., TV, radio, newspaper, Internet)
for the facility’s marketing purposes. I also understand that the facility may hire third parties to capture the image and/or voice of the
individual identified above, and that my information will be used and disclosed by these third parties as instructed by the facility.
Drug and/or Alcohol Abuse, and/or Psychiatric, and/or HIV/AIDS Records Release
I understand that no references to drug and/or alcohol abuse, psychiatric care, sexually transmitted disease, Hepatitis B or C testing,
and/or other sensitive information are being requested.
Expiration & Right to Revoke Authorization
Except to the extent that action has already been taken in reliance on this authorization, at any time I can revoke this authorization by
submitting a notice in writing to the facility Privacy Officer at Abbeville General. Unless revoked, this authorization will expire on the
following date or event: 6 months from date of submission of photo.
In the event that facility has relied on this authorization to create marketing and/or other promotional materials featuring my/my child’s
likeness (e.g., photographs or video), audiotapes of my/my child’s voice, name, testimonial or recommendation and/or other
information released pursuant to this authorization, I understand and agree that facility shall retain the right to use my/my child’s
likeness, voice, name, testimonial and/or other information until such time as all such marketing and/or promotional materials then in
existence at the time of any revocation of this authorization are distributed, disseminated or expire. Any revocation of this authorization
will become effective only after all marketing and/or promotional materials are distributed, disseminated or expire.
I understand the information disclosed by this authorization may be subject to re-disclosure by anyone receiving it, and the
information disclosed will no longer be protected by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. The
facility, its employees, officers and physicians are hereby released from any legal responsibility or liability for disclosure of the
above information to the extent indicated and authorized herein.
Signature of Patient or Personal Representative Who May Request Disclosure
I understand that facility may not condition treatment, payment, enrollment, or eligibility for benefits for the individual identified above
on whether I sign this authorization form. I may inspect or copy the protected health information to be used or disclosed. I authorize
the facility to use and disclose the protected health information specified above for the purposes set forth above. I represent and
warrant that I am the patient or the legal parent or guardian of the child in the photograph submitted for publication and that I
have the legal authority to consent to publication of my/my child’s image and information.