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HealthInfoSource.com is a resource for the greater Fort Collins area that is:

On this site, you will find information about local healthcare providers and classes, as well as in-depth health information on select topics. HealthInfoSource.com editors strive to provide quality, balanced and complete information to answer your health questions and help you make healthcare decisions.

HealthInfoSource.com is a joint project of Health District of Northern Larimer County and the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment. Editorial control of this website rests with project staff and a steering committee of representatives from these nonprofit health organizations.

Project Staff

Pam Klein, editor/database administrator
Kristen Cochran-Ward, mental health coordinator

Steering Committee Members

Health District of Northern Larimer County: Carol Plock, Bruce Cooper, Richard Cox, Lin Wilder
Larimer County Department of Health and Environment: Averil Strand

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to HealthInfoSource.com.

Information Collection
The creators of this website are committed to the privacy of health information on the web. You do not have to provide any personal information to use this site.

When you visit most websites, limited information is usually collected. At this site, we automatically collect and temporarily store the following anonymous, non-personal information about each visit for statistical purposes:

  • The name of the domain you use to access the Internet.
  • The address of the referring website (the site visited just prior to this site).
  • The time and date of the visit.
  • The pages visited.

Use of Collected Information
The non-personal information is used in aggregate form only and will not be traced back to an individual user. The information will be used for statistical purposes and to help make this site more useful to other visitors.

Other Information
Submission of personal information is not required to use this website. However, you may be asked for personal or identifying information if you complete an evaluation of the website, submit a question to the webmaster or sign up for an email update. If you opt to share personal information, you will be told how this information will be used before you are asked to give it. Information will be collected and stored only for the purposes stated and will never be sold or shared.

Inclusion Policy for Healthcare Providers

The following disclaimers and procedures have been established regarding listings of healthcare providers on this website:

Disclaimers
  1. Participation in this website is free and voluntary.
  2. The inclusion of a particular provider, provider group or type of provider does not imply endorsement by HealthInfoSource.com, the steering committee or the sponsoring organizations.
  3. This website does not guarantee the quality of care offered by any provider listed on the site. HealthInfoSource.com does not guarantee a provider's certification and/or licensure.
  4. The opinions and practices of healthcare providers listed on this website are not necessarily those of HealthInfoSource.com, the steering committee or the sponsoring organizations.
  5. Participation in this website does not afford providers editorial privileges over this website, except for their own personal and business information.
  6. Certain providers may contribute general health information to this site or be asked to review health topics in their specialty area. These providers are called on as experts in their field and are unpaid volunteers. These providers are contributors, not editors. Editorial control is retained at all times by the site editor and steering committee.
  7. Contribution of material and/or time to this site does not afford providers preferential treatment in search returns.
  8. Some providers may pay monies to HealthInfoSource.com for sponsorship purposes. Sponsorship does not give providers editorial control or preferential treatment in search returns. Please see the sponsorship policy for more information.
  9. Participation in this website does imply endorsement of this website by providers who are listed.
  10. HealthInfoSource.com reserves the right to exclude individual providers, provider groups or entire categories of providers at the discretion of the site editor and the steering committee.
  11. Every attempt is made to ensure that all local providers in each specialty are included in this database. However, HealthInfoSource.com does not guarantee that the database is complete or accurate.
  12. Providers are listed on this site based on the principles in the next section. Users of this site - and other health-related sites - should note that licensure and certification are not a guarantee of quality, professional and safe medical practice.
Procedures for Inclusion
  1. Providers listed on this site have practices in the greater Fort Collins area. Exceptions may apply.
  2. Providers participating in the site should have current national certification and/or current State of Colorado licensure if required. HealthInfoSource.com does not guarantee a provider's certification and/or licensure.
  3. Providers known to have suspended, revoked or lapsed licenses or certification will be removed from this site. Please note that providers with licenses or certifications under review, on probationary status or with restrictions may be included and will have no special notation. The public is invited to go to the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies' website for additional information about providers' credentials.
  4. If a provider has been omitted or removed from the website in error, the provider may appeal in writing to the steering committee for inclusion. The site editor will correct oversights when complete provider information is received.
  5. Providers who have been denied inclusion based on a lack of certification and/or licensure, or lapsed, revoked or suspended certification and/or licensure may be included once proper certification and/or licensure is granted. Appeals for inclusion or re-inclusion should be made in writing to the site editor.
  6. Providers may be removed at their request. Requests should be made to the site editor in writing or by calling, (970) 224-5209.
  7. Providers listed on this site have agreed to provide the site editor or designee with complete, accurate and up-to-date information. Provider information must be updated on a regular basis and providers agree to review their information and to provide the site editor or designee with updates and corrections.
  8. All information submitted to HealthInfoSource.com will be reviewed by project staff prior to posting. HealthInfoSource.com reserves the right to exclude individual providers, provider groups or entire categories of providers at the discretion of the site editor and the steering committee.

Inclusion Policy for Health Classes and Events

The following disclaimers and procedures have been established to govern inclusion of health classes/events that appear on this website:

Disclaimers
  1. Participation in this website is free and voluntary.
  2. The inclusion of a particular class or event does not imply endorsement by HealthInfoSource.com, the steering committee or the sponsoring organizations.
  3. This website does not guarantee the quality of any class or event and cannot guarantee instructor competence. HealthInfoSource.com does not guarantee a provider's certification and/or licensure.
  4. The opinions and practices of the providers of health-related classes and events listed on this website are not necessarily those of HealthInfoSource.com, the steering committee or the sponsoring organizations.
  5. Participation in this website does not afford class/event providers editorial privileges over this website, except for their own personal and business information.
  6. Contribution of material and/or time to this site does not afford providers preferential treatment in search returns.
  7. Some class/event providers may pay monies to HealthInfoSource.com for sponsorship purposes. Sponsorship does not give providers editorial control or preferential treatment in search returns. Please see the sponsorship policy for more information.
  8. Participation in this website does imply endorsement of this website by providers.
  9. HealthInfoSource.com reserves the right to exclude individual classes or categories of classes at the discretion of the site editor and the steering committee.
  10. Classes and events are posted using information supplied by providers. However, HealthInfoSource.com does not guarantee that the database is complete or accurate.
Procedures for Inclusion
  1. Classes and events listed on this website must be health-related and open to the public without membership requirements. A class/event may require a fee, which will be listed with the class information.
  2. Instructor credentials will be posted if provided by the class instructor and/or provider; however, no credentials are required to instruct a class. It is the responsibility of the individual to determine if the instructor is qualified.
  3. If a class/event provider has been omitted or removed from the website in error, the provider may appeal in writing to the steering committee of this website for inclusion. The site editor will correct oversights when complete information is supplied.
  4. Providers who have been denied inclusion based on a class/event topic may appeal for inclusion with detailed explanation of class syllabus providing documentation that the class/event fits the inclusion criteria. Appeals for inclusion or re-inclusion should be made in writing to the site editor.
  5. Providers may have their classes and events removed at their request. Requests should be made to the site editor in writing or by phone call, (970) 224-5209.
  6. Class/event providers listed on this site have agreed to supply the site editor or designee with complete, accurate and up-to-date information. Class/event information will be updated on a regular basis, and providers agree to inform the site editor or designee of updates and corrections.
  7. Staff will review all class/event information submitted for completeness and appropriateness prior to posting to the website. HealthInfoSource.com reserves the right to exclude individual providers, provider groups or entire categories of providers at the discretion of the site editor and the steering committee.

Inclusion Policy for Health Topic Information and Links

The number of people seeking health information from the Internet continues to grow. There are countless websites devoted to health, health products and health information. HealthInfoSource.com was created to help consumers and providers in the Fort Collins area, navigate the vast amount of information on the Internet.

On this site, you will find information about local healthcare providers and classes, as well as in-depth health information on select topics. HealthInfoSource.com editors strive to provide quality, balanced and complete information to answer your health questions and help you make healthcare decisions.

The following disclaimers and policies have been established regarding the health information and links that appear on this website:

Disclaimers

  1. Information provided on this website is not medical advice. Information on this site - and all websites - should never substitute for personalized medical advice from your healthcare provider. Information gathered from this site, or from links provided by this site, should be used for informational purposes only and should always be discussed with your healthcare provider.
  2. The editors of HealthInfoSource.com carefully screen links to other sites. However, HealthInfoSource.com cannot guarantee the quality and accuracy of information on other websites. Users are invited to give feedback about their experiences on websites listed as information sources on this site.
  3. The information, opinions and medical recommendations on external sites that this website links to are not necessarily those of HealthInfoSource.com, the steering committee or the sponsoring organizations.

Guiding Principles for Selection of Health Information and Links

  1. Patients should take an active role in their healthcare. HealthInfoSource.com believes that patients are healthcare consumers and, as such, should understand their health risks, illnesses and health choices and actively participate in care decisions when possible.
  2. Knowledge is power. HealthInfoSource.com believes healthcare consumers need information to make important healthcare decisions. The better informed you are, the better your healthcare decisions.
  3. Research is best. Every attempt is made to ensure that the information and links provided in this site are research-based.
  4. Prevention is key. HealthInfoSource.com wants to help people in the greater Fort Collins area make healthy choices.
  5. The Internet is only as useful as your critical-thinking skills.

News Inclusion Policy for Local Headlines

News items featured in the Local Headlines section of this website are generally limited to dated news items of interest to the community submitted by either of the founding partners in the website: the Health District of Northern Larimer County and the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment. Occasionally news items from state or federal health authorities may also be included.

 
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