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The contents of all material available on this Internet site are copyrighted by AHDI unless otherwise indicated. Copyright is not claimed as to any part of an original work prepared by a U.S. or state government officer or employee as part of that person's official duties. All rights are reserved by AHDI, and content may not be reproduced, downloaded, disseminated, published or transferred in any form or by any means, except with the prior written permission of AHDI, or as indicated herein. Members of AHDI may download pages or other content for their own use, consistent with the mission and purpose of AHDI (as codified in its governing documents) on a single computer. However, no part of such content may be otherwise or subsequently reproduced, downloaded, disseminated, published, or transferred, in any form or by any means, except with the prior written permission of, and with express attribution to, AHDI. Copyright infringement is a violation of federal law that may subject violators to criminal and civil penalties. AHDI and the ASSOCIATION FOR HEALTHCARE DOCUMENTATION INTEGRITY are (registered) service marks of AHDI. AHDI invests considerable resources of time, finances, and effort to produce quality materials. Copyright and trademark violations increase the price of AHDI products by decreasing sales and increasing legal costs. Unless otherwise indicated, AHDI reserves the copyright on all of its materials and logos. No reprints may be made in whole or in part without the express permission of AHDI.

 

Links to Other Internet Sites

 

At certain places on this AHDI Internet site, live "links" to other Internet addresses can be accessed. Such external Internet addresses contain information created, published, maintained, or otherwise posted by institutions or organizations independent of AHDI. AHDI does not endorse, approve, certify, or control these external Internet addresses and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness, or correct sequencing of information located at such addresses. Use of any information obtained from such addresses is voluntary, and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy, completeness, efficacy, and timeliness. Reference therein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by AHDI.

 

Legal Notice and Disclaimer

 

Some information contained or linked to in AHDI's Internet site (including but not limited to information contained in AHDI's interactive Forum) has been provided by AHDI members or nonmembers. AHDI does not endorse, approve, or certify such information, nor does it guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness, or correct sequencing of such information. Use of such information is voluntary, and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy, completeness, efficacy, and timeliness. Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by tradename, trademark, service mark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by AHDI. AHDI (including its employees and agents) assumes no responsibility for consequences resulting from the use of the information herein, (or from use of the information obtained at linked Internet addresses), or in any respect for the content of such information, including (but not limited to) errors or omissions, the accuracy or reasonableness of factual or scientific assumptions, studies or conclusions, the defamatory nature of statements, ownership of copyright or other intellectual property rights, or the violation of property, privacy, or personal rights of others. AHDI is not responsible for, and expressly disclaims all liability for, damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to, or reliance on such information. No guarantees or warranties, including (but not limited to) any express or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular use or purpose, are made by AHDI with respect to such information.

 

Interactive Forum

 

AHDI maintains an interactive Forum that gives AHDI members and non-members an opportunity to freely exchange information, ideas, and opinions. The above Legal Notice and Disclaimer applies to all communications on the Forum. Due to limited resources, it will not be possible for AHDI to monitor the Forum on a regular basis. AHDI encourages users of the Forum to be courteous and respectful of others, and AHDI reserves the right to terminate the Forum at any time if, in AHDI's sole opinion, the Forum is being used for inappropriate purposes (i.e., unrelated to medical transcription) or if messages posted to the Forum are disrespectful, discourteous, or use inappropriate language. AHDI will monitor the Forum as resources permit and will "clean" the Forum of old message periodically. AHDI reserves the right (but shall not be obligated) to monitor and participate in the Forum.

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