Governance of the website:
The information on our website is managed by Maimonides Medical Center’s administration via the Maimonides Medical Center’s Office of External Affairs.
Only appropriate content that is consistent with the site’s stated purpose and with the Maimonides Medical Center’s mission statement will be considered for publication. All clinical and other materials will be prepared in a format suitable for the general health care consumer. Clinical material that is educational in nature and highlights the services available at Maimonides Medical Center will be posted. Specific diagnostic and treatment advice are not included.
The health-related information on this site is derived from 2 primary sources:
- Our Maimonides Medical Center staff – physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals – have reviewed and approved department and service-related information posted on this site. This material is further developed in collaboration with clinical and administrative leadership, with oversight from an editorial advisory committee
- The majority of the consumer health information – news and detailed clinical content – you see on this site is provided by Animated Dissection of Anatomy for Medicine (A.D.A.M. Health Solutions), a consumer-oriented health information website owned by Ebix Health, Inc. Information related to health problems — including symptoms of illness, overviews of disease, and first-aid advice — is brought to you by Healthwise, Inc. Healthwise supplies consumer-oriented health information on more than 500 health problems that are easy to read and understand
The Medical Center provides this site as a community service, primarily as an educational resource to supplement a person’s general knowledge. Our site does not provide specific medical advice and does not endorse any medical or professional service obtained through information provided on this site or any third parties linked to this site. It is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions and is not intended to take the place of the advice and recommendations of a personal physician. If you or a loved one suspects you have a health problem, you are advised to seek the prompt medical services of a physician or health care professional. You are also advised to consult a physician before starting a new fitness regimen or diet. Individuals should never disregard, avoid, or delay in obtaining medical advice from a licensed practitioner because of something that was read on this site.
Maimonides Medical Center makes no warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding this website, including, but not limited to, any warranty of accuracy, completeness, currency, reliability, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose, or any warranty that these pages, or the computer server which makes them available, are free of viruses or other harmful elements, and such warranties are expressly disclaimed. Maimonides Medical Center shall have no liability to its users for any damages of any type, whether direct or indirect, incidental, special, or consequential, or costs whatsoever, resulting from or related to the use of this website.
Maimonides Medical Center is dedicated to providing you with health care information and referral services of the highest quality, while at the same time protecting your privacy.
You may be asked to provide personal data in using this website, such as the Physician Referral Service (zip code only). We can assure you this information is used only for the search function and is not stored or used in any fashion by Maimonides Medical Center.
Additionally, on every screen of our site, you have the opportunity to communicate with us by e-mail. The security of e-mail communication on the internet cannot be assured. Once your e-mail enters the Medical Center’s system, however, it is protected by a firewall that ensures the security of the information. The information you provide by e-mail will not be used in any way other than to address the specific request you have made and to monitor the quality of our interactions.
When you browse our website, you do so anonymously. We do automatically log your IP address (the internet address of your computer), the web pages you visit, and the time of your visit, but we do not link this information to anything that could identify you personally. This information helps us understand how our site is being used and which parts of the site are of most interest to those who use it.
Copyright and trademark:
The work of authorship contained in this website, including, but not limited to all design, text, and images, are owned or licensed by Maimonides, Ebix Health and HealthWise corporation. It may not be copied, reproduced, transmitted, displayed, performed, distributed, rented, sublicensed, altered, or otherwise used in whole or in part in any manner without prior written consent, except copies for educational, personal and non-commercial uses which do not harm Maimonides Medical Center.
Federal Trade Commission rules prohibit us from collecting any identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without parental permission. We abide by those rules, and so we always request that information on this site of interest to children be requested by their parents or legal guardians.
More about privacy on the web:
Maimonides Medical Center’s website operates in compliance with the principles established by the Health on the Net Foundation.
Our job search feature is intended to provide information on employment opportunities available at Maimonides Medical Center. The job listing is provided by our various departments and is updated on a regular basis. Details regarding specific employment policies, wage, and salary scales, as well as benefits packages are best determined by contacting the Human Resources department if regarding a specific employment opportunity.
Physician referral service:
Our physician referral service feature is intended to help consumers find more information about physicians who are active on our Medical Staff. The information on each physician is provided by the physicians themselves and the records maintained by Maimonides Medical Center and is updated on a regular basis. For more details, please call the individual physician’s office.
We encourage your comments:
Alternatively, comments or questions may be mailed to:
Maimonides Medical Center
Office of External Affairs
4802 Tenth Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11219
Last Revised: May 2014