Any medical emergencies, patients should call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.
Agreement. The Hand Surgery Specialists of Houston, PLLC website (the “Website”) is an online informational service provided by The Hand Surgery Specialists of Houston (HSSH). The service is offered for your use subject to your acceptance of, and compliance with, the terms and conditions of this disclaimer agreement (this “Agreement”). By accessing the Website, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, then you may not access or use the Website.
Content. The content of the Website is for general information purposes only and does not constitute advice of any kind. The Website contains information, communications, forms, software, images, sounds, materials, music, graphics, photos, videos and other material and services (the “Content”). HSSH tries to provide Content that is true and accurate, but does not warrant the accuracy, timeliness or applicability of any of the Content. HSSH reserves the right to change and modify the Content at any time. Please note that medical information in particular changes rapidly, and some of the Content may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. Nothing in the Content can or should be considered the basis of a contract between you and The HSSH.
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No Medical Advice or Physician Relationship. The Website does not offer or provide medical advice of any kind. Nothing contained on the Website (a) is intended to or shall be construed to constitute professional advice for any purpose, including any medical diagnosis or treatment, (b) is intended to or shall be construed as medical advice or (c) is intended to or shall be construed as establishing a patient and physician relationship with HSSH. No patient and physician relationship will be established between you and HSSH until such time as you register as a patient of HSSH. You should always consult with a physician with whom you have established a patient relationship with respect to your medical care. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking it because of something you read on HSSH Website. This website does not provide access to a patient portal. Any established patient cannot (1) access, supplement, or amend patient information via website. Patients may provide feedback regarding the site, the quality of information and services by filling out the contact us portion or make an appointment sign up sheet, or calling and speaking with the administrator at (713) 522-5111. Complaints may be filed through the state medical boards including but not limited to the Texas medical Board by following the procedures outlined on their site at tmb.state.us.
No Warranties and Disclaimer. The HSSH makes no representations or warranties as to the suitability or accuracy of products and services available through HSSH as stated on the Website or otherwise included in the Content. With respect to the Content, HSSH disclaims all warranties and conditions, expressed or implied, and including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement. Emails provided by potential patients and established patients will not be resold, and used to communicate with the patient. We will make every effort to respond within 48 hours of an email. However, we recognize that it may not always be possible to do so or a technical glitch may occur, and if you need an immediate response or we do not respond within time frame, please call (713) 522-5111 and speak with our administrator. We disclose that we use Google Adwords, and some of the tools do use tracking of IP addresses, and information. We also employ a search engine company to help the site become visible to the world wide web which may use methods to track traffic to the site both actively and passively, which are all in compliance with industry standards.
Limitations on Liability. HSSH shall not be liable in any manner in relation to browsing or other use of the Website including, but not limited to, your use of the Content and your downloading of any Content from the Website. This disclaimer of liability includes, but is not limited to, any possible liability for errors, inaccuracies, omissions and misleading or defamatory statements. To the extent allowed by applicable law, in no instance shall HSSH be liable for any direct, special, incidental, indirect, exemplary or consequential damages whatsoever including, without limitation, damages for loss of business profits, business interruption, loss of data or any other pecuniary loss that may result or arise out of, or are in any way connected with your use of the Website, the Content or any other information or service contained on or made available through the Website.
Changes to Terms and Conditions in this Agreement. HSSH reserves the right to modify the terms and conditions of this Agreement at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified Agreement. Your continued access to the Website shall be deemed to be conclusive acceptance of the modified Agreement.