This website is designed for general patient education information purposes only and does not intend to give medical advice or act as a substitute for a visit with a health care professional.
If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or emergency medical services immediately.
UPMC Kane disclaims all liability for any documentation, information, programs, software, or other material that is or may become part of this website. We do not guarantee that the information on this site will not be offensive to any user. Also, we do not guarantee that the information will meet your needs or requirements.
Our website includes links to third-party websites, for the convenience of users, which are not managed by UPMC Kane. Links to these websites are not an endorsement of the content on the third-party sites, nor is UPMC Kane responsible for the content on these sites.
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UPMC Kane reserves the right to discontinue this site or any of its pages or functionality at any time and without notice.
Website Privacy Statement
You can access and browse our website without disclosing your personal data.
We collect the personal information that you may volunteer while using our site.
Any personal data you provide will not be used for any other purpose than that indicated on the webpages where the information is requested.
Unless requested by you or indicated on the webpage where your information is requested, we will not share your personal information with other organizations.
We intend for our website to be for adults ages 18 and above and do not knowingly or intentionally collect any personal information from children under age 18. If you are under the age of 18, please consult a parent or guardian for help with using this website.
UPMC Kane is committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws, as well as applicable regulations, standards, and guidelines established by government agencies and accepted accrediting organizations.
All our employees and data processors who have access to, and are associated with, the processing of personal information are expected to keep visitors’ personal information confidential.
UPMC Kane does not guarantee against viruses, worms, or other such unauthorized uses in attempt to obtain access to or intercept information from this site.
Although every effort is made to ensure that the content within this website is accurate and timely, we do not offer any warranty or guarantee related to our site. We specifically disclaim any warranties, expressed or implied. Visitors to the site are responsible to determine the relevancy and usefulness of the information to them.
We define content as all material (text, images, graphics, tables, audio, and visual) and menu icons, bars, listings, indices, as well as functions that support content such as links, navigation, searches, and calculations.
UPMC Kane uses original, stock, and purchased photography on the website. The people shown in the images are models and are not necessarily endorsements for or in association with any illness or condition.
The information provided on this website was authored or reviewed and approved by health care professionals at KCH. Some of the consumer education information on the website is provided through a contract with A.D.A.M. Health Solutions.
Restrictions on Use
All content on this site is property of UPMC Kane and is protected under U.S. and international copyright laws. You may view our website online, download information, or print copies of pages, but you must not remove any copyright notices. We reserve all other rights, meaning that you must not sell, rewrite, modify, redistribute, or use any of our information for any commercial purpose without our written permission.
We allow other organizations to provide links on their websites to ours. However, if you intend to frame our site or incorporate pieces of it into a different site or product in a way that could confuse our users, you must receive our permission first.
By accessing our website, you agree that the statutes and laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will apply to all matters regarding the use of our website.
By visiting our website, you agree with these terms and conditions. We reserve the right to change the terms and conditions at any time and without notice. Your continuing use of our website constitutes your acceptance of and agreement to any changes.
UPMC Kane will use reasonable means to protect the privacy of your health information sent by email. However, because most information transmitted through the internet is not secure, UPMC Kane cannot guarantee that email communications will be confidential. Additionally, UPMC Kane will not be liable in the event that you or anyone else inappropriately uses your email. UPMC Kane will not be liable for improper disclosure of your health information that is not caused by UPMC Kane's intentional misconduct.
Conditions for the Use of Email
By consenting to the use of email with UPMC Kane, you agree that:
- UPMC Kane may forward emails as appropriate for diagnosis, treatment, reimbursement, billing, and other related reasons. As such, UPMC Kane staff members, other than the original recipient, may have access to emails that you send. This access will only be to those persons who have a right to access your email to provide services to you. UPMC Kane will not forward emails to independent third parties without your prior written consent, except as authorized or required by law.
- UPMC Kane staff may not read your email immediately. Therefore, do not use email to communicate with UPMC Kane if there is an emergency where you require an answer in a short period of time.
- If your email requests or requires a response, and you have not received a response within a reasonable time period, it is your responsibility to follow up directly with UPMC Kane.
- You should carefully consider the risk of using email to communicate sensitive medical information, including, but not limited to, information regarding sexually transmitted diseases, AIDS/HIV, mental health, developmental disability, or substance abuse.
- UPMC Kane reserves the right to include your email or information contained within your email in your medical record.
- Emails may not be the only form of communication that UPMC Kane will use to communicate with you.