Medical Information Disclaimer and Legal Agreement

Please read this agreement entirely and carefully before using the Orthopedic Care Physician Network website (www.OCPN.com). By using our website, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions below and by the Orthopedic Care Physician Network.

Disclaimer About Medical Information:

The information and reference materials contained here are intended solely for the general information of the reader. It is not to be used for treatment purposes, but rather for discussion with the patient’s own physician. The information presented here is not intended to diagnose health problems or to take the place of professional medical care. The information contained herein is neither intended to dictate what constitutes reasonable, appropriate or best care for any given health issue, nor is it intended to be used as a substitute for the independent judgment of a physician for any given health issue. All content, including text, graphics, images and information, contained on or available through this web site is for general information purposes only. The major limitation of informational resources like www.OCPN.com is the inability to take into account the unique circumstances that define the health issues of the patient. If you have persistent health problems or if you have further questions, please consult your health care provider. All visitors to this and other Orthopedic Care Physician Network associated web sites agree to read and abide by the complete terms of this disclaimer and agreement.

Legal Disclaimers

Summary:

  • Our website does not constitute an attempt to practice medicine.
  • The use of the website does not establish a doctor-patient relationship.
  • Individuals should consult a qualified health care provider for medical advice and answers to personal health questions.
  • While the site attempts to be as accurate as possible, it should not be relied upon as being comprehensive or error-free.
  • Our website is under constant development and changes may be made at any time.
  • The website reserves the right to change its disclaimer or Privacy Policy, so users should review these periodically.

No Medical Advice

The information posted here at www.OCPN.com is not to be considered medical advice and is not intended to replace consultation with a qualified medical professional. The primary responsibility of your health care management plan is with your treating physicians and you should only follow your treating physicians’ advice. DO NOT change/modify your disease management plan on your own without consulting your treating physicians.

No Warranties

This website is provided on an “as is,” “as available” basis without warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to, those of TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE or NON-INFRINGEMENT or any warranty as to accuracy, timeliness, completeness or arising from a course of dealing, usage, or trade practice. No oral advice or written information provided by our website shall create a warranty; nor shall members or visitors to the site rely on any such information or advice.

Disclaimer of Liability

The user assumes all responsibility and risk for the use of this web site. Under no circumstances shall www.OCPN.com or its contributors/employees or its affiliated organizations or its employees or anyone else involved in creating or maintaining this web site be liable for any DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL or CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, or LOST PROFITS that result directly or indirectly from the use or inability to use the website and/or any other web sites which are linked to this site – or that result directly or indirectly from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files, viruses, errors, defects, or any failure of performance, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access.

In states which do not allow some or all of the above limitations of liability, liability shall be limited to the greatest extent allowed by law.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

Reference to any products, services, hypertext link to third parties or other information by trade name, trademark, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply its endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by www.OCPN.com or its contributors/employees. They are for convenience only.

Link Disclaimer

Links are provided only as an informational resource. Please note that many of the links provided are not on our servers and are not maintained by us or affiliated with any services provided by us. These links are provided simply as a service, and it should not be implied that we recommend, endorse or approve of any of the content at the linked site(s), nor are we responsible for their availability, accuracy or content
Informational Email Address

We do not use the email address info@OCPN.com for patient communication, nor will we reply with any patient information. Visitors to our website should not use this email address to seek treatment or to discuss medical conditions. This email address should only be used for the strict purpose of scheduling appointments. In the event that visitors email personal information or HIPAA protected material using this email address, we will adhere to our Privacy Policy when handling such information.