WebMD is an industry leader in the privacy and security of electronic health information and communications.
The information that you provide WebMD is available only to you and those you authorize.
For instance, if necessary for your own health management, you may wish to share your personal information with others such as your doctor, emergency rooms or other healthcare providers.
Unless specifically authorized by you, or legally required, WebMD will not release any data in which individuals can be personally identified.
WebMD does analyze data and produce reports for client organizations, but only using data collected from large populations of users. Such aggregate data cannot be used to identify any individuals. Clients use aggregate data to better understand the needs of their organization and design appropriate health improvement programs to meet those needs.
WebMD helped create the Hi-Ethics Principles as a founding member of the Hi-Ethics Alliance. We are committed to helping consumers improve their health and the health of their families. WebMD has received e-Health accreditation and privacy seal awards from URAC (formerly the American Accreditation HealthCare Commission), TRUSTe, and HON for our high quality standards and privacy practices.