General Disclaimer

THE CLEVELAND CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM PHYSICIAN ORGANIZATION d/b/a Cleveland Clinic Quality Alliance provides this Website for informational purposes only. The website information is not intended as a substitute for medical or other professional healthcare advice and treatment. If you have questions or concerns about your health, please contact your healthcare provider. The content of the website does not offer legal advice, nor is the content intended as a substitute for legal advice. If you have legal questions or concerns, contact your attorney. While we have exercised care in providing information, including links to other sites, no warranties guarantees as to its accuracy, timeliness or applicability can be or is made. THE CLEVELAND CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM PHYSICIAN ORGANIZATION d/b/a Cleveland Clinic Quality Alliance MAKES NO EXPRESS WARRANTIES AND CCF PO WAIVES ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY RELATED TO THE SECURITY, PRIVACY, AND CONFIDENTIALITY RISKS INHERENT IN THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE. THE CLEVELAND CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM PHYSICIAN ORGANIZATION does not control the devices or computers or the Internet over which you may choose to send confidential personal information and, therefore, THE CLEVELAND CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM PHYSICIAN ORGANIZATION DOES NOT WARRANT TO PREVENT such interceptions of compromises to your information while in transit. You acknowledge that USE OF THIS WEBSITE is not inherently secure, and you understand that the TRANSMISSION OF DATA THROUGH THIS WEBSITE can be intercepted by equipment and software designed for that purpose. THE CLEVELAND CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM PHYSICIAN ORGANIZATION hereby makes no guarantee as to security, integrity, or confidentiality of any information transmitted to or from this website, or stored within this website. THE CLEVELAND CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM PHYSICIAN ORGANIZATION DOES NOT MAKE ANY ASSURANCES OR WARRANTIES RELATING TO SUCH RISKS.

Privacy Statement

Cleveland Clinic Quality Alliance maintains a firm commitment to protecting the integrity, privacy, and safety of confidential information. We will exercise good faith efforts to ensure the privacy, safety, and confidentiality of information collected and disseminated through the Website. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website:

Contact Form

Our Website contains forms through which users may request information or supply feedback to us. Cleveland Clinic Quality Alliance site's contact form may require users to provide telephone numbers or return addresses. Your contact information is used to contact you when necessary and/or forward information to the appropriate person and/or department and/or organization.

Tracking of Contact Information

Unless you check the “opt-out” box on the contact form, we may track where you go or what you read in the Website using your identifying information provided in the contact form. Tracking is done so that we can supply you with effective follow up information. We do not provide any information supplied on your contact form to any outside organization for any reason (other than where required by law or as necessary to process credit card information). Please note that our forms are NOT encrypted unless otherwise noted. Therefore information you send to us may be read by people who are actively snooping on Internet traffic. But once the information is sent to the website, it is kept in secure databases where it is not available to users on the Internet. We also do typical web traffic analyses to track statistics such, as which pages are visited in what order, where users come from, and how long users spend on our site. Typical web traffic analyses never associate such information with specific identities. We may use your IP (Internet Protocol) address to help diagnose problems with the server, and to administer the website. Your IP address is used to gather broad demographic information. No personally identifiable information is gathered through the collection of your IP address. We may also use cookies throughout the Website for statistical tracking purposes. When a cookie is used, no personally identifiable information is collected. Users who opt out of receiving a cookie placement may lose some personal customization of our web services.


Our website may also offer on-line registration for physician members and corporate employee health plan members. If applicable, a registration form may require you to give us contact information (like your name and email address), unique identifiers (like your social security number), financial information (like your account or credit card numbers), and demographic information (like your zip code, age, or income level).

It is our policy not to share personally identifiable information received through the website to outside parties without prior approval from the owner of that information. THE CLEVELAND CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM PHYSICIAN ORGANIZATION abides by all local, state, and federal regulation regarding the protection of private information, including the federal Health Information Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.

Link Disclaimer

This web site contains links to web sites operated by other parties. The links are provided for your convenience only. We do not control such web sites and we are not responsible for the content and performance of these sites. The inclusion of links to other web sites does not imply any endorsement of the material on the web sites or any association with their operators. We do not operate, control or endorse any information, products or services provided by third parties through the Internet. Use of other sites is strictly at your own risk including any risks associated with destructive viruses. Our organization, its members, and affiliates are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these externally sponsored websites.


If you have any questions about our privacy policy or our use of information gathered through THE CLEVELAND CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM PHYSICIAN ORGANIZATION Website, please contact the Webmaster at