Welcome to the D.C. Police & Fire Clinic
PFC Associates, a joint venture of Providence Hospital and the Washington Hospital Center, initiated a unique privatization project with the government of the District of Columbia. The Police & Fire Clinic provides occupational and preventive medical services to the District's more than 5,000 police officers, fire fighters, US Park Police officers and U.S. Secret Service agents.
This partnership not only improves the quality of medical services and increase productivity of the public safety force, but also results in significant efficiencies and savings for the city.
|PFC's Confidentiality Policy
PFC's health care providers and staff are committed to maintaining confidentiality at the Police and Fire Clinic. Records are maintained in accordance with the statutory provisions of the Comprehensive Merit Personnel Act and the implementing regulations found in the District Personnel Manual. Clinical staff adhere to the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine's Code of Ethical Conduct, which is aimed at protecting the privacy of employee medical information. In addition, the Behavioral Health Service follow the ethical guidelines put forth by the American Psychological Association Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct (revised 1992), Title IV District of Columbia Code-Mental Health Information Act, Psychological Guidelines for Issues in Law Enforcement, Police Psychological Services Section, International Association of Chiefs of Police.