The Japanese Red Cross Society is deeply aware that the Red Cross Movement is founded on your support and cooperation, and based on the philosophy of respecting the personality of individuals, we treat all personal information obtained during the course of our business as described below in accordance with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information and our internal regulations (the "Rules for the Protection of Personal Information Held by the Japanese Red Cross Society"), and respond to your trust.
When requesting your personal information, we shall clearly indicate the purpose of use and you can thus provide information based on your own will. We shall not use your personal information for any purpose other than the purpose of use without your consent.
No personal information shall be provided to any third party without your consent.
Upon receipt of your request, we shall disclose, correct, add, or delete your registered information after confirming your identity.
The Japanese Red Cross Society shall handle your personal information as described above. However, the above handling may not be applicable to either of the following two cases: (1) Laws or regulations require your personal information be handled otherwise; (2) Protection of life, body or property of the information supplier or a third party in an urgent and unavoidable circumstance requires your personal information be handled otherwise.
The Japanese Red Cross Society has implemented strict security management measures to prevent leakage, loss, or damage to personal information received from you.
When we outsource the handling of personal information to an external contractor in the course of our business for unavoidable reasons, we always outsource it to a trusted contractor who has signed an agreement with the Japanese Red Cross Society for the protection of personal information.
The Hospital uses personal information for the following purposes and pays close attention to its handling. Please feel free to contact General Reception on the first floor of Ward A for anything you wish to discuss regarding our handling of personal information.
The Hospital prepares data called DPC data, which are collected and managed by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, to assess the impact of the introduction of DPC (Diagnosis Procedure Combination) and to review the DPC system in the future. In addition, we prepare statements of medical expenses (receipts) for expenses related to the medical care covered by health insurance in order to submit invoices of our expenses to screening centers for medical bills.
DPC data are composed of information from medical records and statements of medical expenses, and receipt data are composed of information on medical institutions, insurers, medical practices, medications, specified equipment, and other information.
By utilizing DPC data and receipt data, it is expected that the quality of medical care provided to patients will be improved and its efficient operation will be realized. For this purpose, the Hospital anonymizes these data to produce anonymously processed information and continuously provides said information to third parties. The anonymously processed information prepared and provided to a third party includes information on DPC data and receipt data. This set of information does not include the patient's name, address, or telephone number.
The Hospital prepares the anonymously processed information described above from various medical information and continuously provides it to third parties. Specific information prepared and provided to a third party is as follows.
The name, address, and telephone number of an individual are not included. Information on the date of birth, postal code, and various insurance certificates are converted as follows.
*The insurer number refers to the number assigned to the entity that operates the health insurance business.
After being encrypted, the anonymously processed information is uploaded to a server operated and managed by the receiving end, or mailed in the form of an external recording medium.
The anonymously processed information is deleted immediately after it is provided to a third party. The anonymously processed information is not stored or used by the Hospital.
90-1, Iida-cho, Narita-shi, Chiba 286-8523, JAPAN
Within the opening hours, telephone operator can connect to an English speaking staff.
Reception hours for first visit Monday-Friday 8:30am-11:00am
Closing days Saturdays, Sundays and holidays (including Year-end and New Year from December 29th to January 3rd and the hospital's anniversary of foundation: May 1st)