Please read these notices and disclaimers carefully before using the RCO Analytics, LLC (“RCO Analytics”, “we”, “us”, or “our”) Kidney Health 101 website.
Effective Date: July 01, 2020
RCO Analytics is committed to providing high-quality education and general information for those learning about chronic kidney disease, end stage renal disease (“ESRD”), transplant and related services. Educational and general information provided on our website Kidney Health 101 (www. Kidneyhealth101.com) (the “Site”) or accessed through your online interactions with us (collectively, the “Services”) is not intended to be medical advice. RCO Analytics is not engaged in the practice of medicine and RCO Analytics is not creating a physician-patient relationship with you through the Site or the Services. You should not view the Site or the Services, in any respect, as a substitute for obtaining care and treatment from your physician. As such, RCO Analytics provides you this Editorial Statement (“Editorial Statement”) to articulate further.
When you submit information to us through the Site, such as through the “Sign Up” page, the “Contact Us” page, or any other page accessed through the Site, you consent that any information that you receive or to which you gain access is not intended to diagnose or treat any medical or other health condition. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH OR UNDERSTAND AND ACKNOWLEDGE ANY PART OF THIS EDITORIAL STATEMENT, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE SITE AND DO NOT SUBMIT ANY INFORMATION TO US.
We may change this Editorial Statement from time-to-time without notice. The “Effective Date” legend at the top of this page indicates when this Editorial Statement was last revised. Any changes will become effective when we post the revised Editorial Statement on the Site. For this reason, you should review this Editorial Statement when you visit the Site and note the Effective Date. Your continued use of the Site after each revised Effective Date constitutes your acceptance of the amended Editorial Statement. The amended Editorial Statement, if any, supersedes all previous versions.
No medical advice /practice of medicine
The information and material provided on or accessed through the Site are intended solely for individuals seeking general educational information regarding chronic kidney disease, ESRD, and related conditions, and ESRD treatment options, including dialysis and transplantation. RCO Analytics does not intend for its use by individuals or patients seeking medical advice or treatment. Nothing contained on or accessed through the Site is intended to diagnose, treat or correct any human diseases, injuries, infirmities or deformities, physical or mental, real or imaginary, by any means. Accordingly, the information and materials presented should not be interpreted or utilized as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. You should seek the advice of a physician or other qualified healthcare provider prior to starting any new treatment, selecting a method of treatment, or if you have questions regarding a specific health condition.
Do not disregard, avoid or delay obtaining professional medical advice from a qualified healthcare provider, under any circumstance, particularly based on the information and material provided on or accessed through the Site. Do not use the Services for emergency medical needs. If you experience a medical emergency, immediately call a qualified healthcare provider and 911.
Your use of the Site and the Services is solely at your own risk. Nothing stated or posted on the Site or provided through any of the Services is intended to be, and must not be taken to be, the practice of medicine, professional healthcare advice, or the provision of medical care. If you rely on any content on the Site or provided through the Services, you do so solely at your own risk. We encourage you to confirm independently the Site’s or the Services’ content through other sources, including your own qualified healthcare professional.
The use of the Site also does not create a physician-patient relationship between you and RCO Analytics, and does not obligate RCO Analytics to follow-up or contact you or any other users of the Site. While RCO Analytics affiliates and contracts with physician practices for healthcare data analytic services and may share certain information with your physician pursuant to your consent and in accordance with our Privacy Statement, RCO Analytics is not a medical practice and does not employ medical professionals to form patient-physician relationships or provide medical care. RCO Analytics will not practice medicine or render guidance intended to diagnose or treat you or any other individual. No physician-patient relationship is created when you use the Site or the Services. This is true whether you access the content on the Site or the Services directly, through a link or communication from your healthcare provider, or through any other communication from RCO Analytics. This includes, without limitation, any blog, social media site, email or text message associated with or integrated into the Site or links from other sites. Further, no physician-patient relationship is created in connection with any assistance we may provide you or in connection with our provision of any other information to you.
Healthcare professionals should not attempt to use or rely upon any of the information and material provided on or accessed through the Site to make medical decisions or to provide any healthcare services. By providing the Site and the information and material contained herein, RCO Analytics and its affiliated companies are not engaged in the practice of medicine, nursing, or the provision of any healthcare service, and will not exercise any control or influence over the medical judgment or decision making of any healthcare professional who uses the Site or the Services in providing healthcare services to his or her patients. Each healthcare professional who uses the Site or the Services shall be solely responsible for all medical judgments and decision-making with respect to the provision of healthcare services to his or her patients. In the event that a user’s physician or other healthcare provider directs that user to the Site for the purpose of patient education, RCO Analytics assumes no responsibility for the care, treatment or other medical decision making with respect to that individual, even if RCO Analytics has shared information with such physician or other health care provider regarding your use of the Services.
Neither RCO Analytics nor its affiliated companies assumes any responsibility for any use or misuse of the information and material provided on or accessed through the Site. In no event will RCO Analytics or its affiliated companies be liable to you or anyone else or take any responsibility for any decision made or action taken by you or anyone else in reliance upon the information and material provided on or accessed through the Site.
Some of the information and material on the Site may contain names of certain physicians or other healthcare providers, product providers, treatment options, medical tests or other medical products. RCO Analytics does not endorse any particular physician, healthcare provider, product provider, treatment option, medical test, medical product or any other similar healthcare-related item or service. Such information and materials are provided to you for informational and educational purposes only and we do not recommend or endorse any specific tests, healthcare provider, opinions or other information that may be accessed through the Site or provided through the Services. If you rely on any such information and material that may be accessed through the Site or provided through the Services, you do so solely at your own risk.
Statements provided by individuals or health professionals appearing on the Site are based on the experiences and education of those individuals or health professionals providing such statements. Your individual experiences may vary, as may the experiences of your healthcare provider. Any such statements are those of the individuals making them and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or views of RCO Analytics, its affiliated companies or any of their respective contractors. Each individual who creates a video or other material to be displayed on the Site is responsible for the information in that video or other material. To the maximum extent allowed by law, RCO Analytics expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability with respect to such content.
Accuracy of material on the Site
All of the information and materials on the Site or provided through the Services are intended for general reference, education and informational purposes only and are provided to you with limited or no editorial oversight from RCO Analytics, as RCO Analytics is not a healthcare provider. Such content may have been collected from multiple data sources that RCO Analytics may not or cannot confirm as accurate. Such content can change frequently and may become out-of-date, be considered incomplete or inaccurate. We do not make any express or implied warranties, advice or certification about any such information or material included through the Site or the Services. We again recommend and encourage you to confirm the Site’s and the Services’ content through other sources, including your own qualified healthcare professional.
The Site and the information and material provided on or accessed through the Site or the Services are intended for use within the United States of America (“USA”). Use of the Site and the Services described on the Site may be subject to additional laws and regulations or otherwise prohibited or restricted in countries outside the USA. If you use or access the Site from outside the USA, you do so at your own risk and are fully responsible for complying with the laws and regulations of the jurisdiction from which you access or use the Site. It is your responsibility to comply with local, state, federal and international laws applicable to your use of the Site and the information and material provided on or accessed through the Site.
RCO Analytics does not intend to distribute such educational information to any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use is contrary to the jurisdiction’s laws or regulations. Further, RCO Analytics expressly intends to avoid distribution or use outside of the USA that would subject us to any registration, licensure, certification, or other similar requirement within such jurisdiction or country, or otherwise subjects us to such jurisdictions laws and regulations. If you ever believe your access or use of the Site or the Services causes or could cause us to be subject to the laws or regulations of any jurisdiction outside the USA, you agree to discontinue your access and use immediately, and promptly contact us at through the form available on the “Contact Us” page so we can ensure compliance thereof.
If you have questions or comments about the above Editorial Statement, please visit the “Contact Us” page and fill out the contact form.