VHQC is the Care Reinvention through Innovation Spread (CRISP) National Coordinating Center (NCC) for the CMS QIO Program.
The privacy of our visitors is important to VHQC. We understand that visitors to QIONews.org need to be in control of their personal information.
We offer links to other Web sites. Please note: When you click on links to other Web sites, we encourage you to read their privacy policies. Their standards may differ from ours.
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Visitors to our Web site can access the Web site's home page, and browse areas of the site, without disclosing any personally identifiable information. We do track information provided to us by your browser, including the Web site you came from (known as the "referring URL"), the type of browser you use, the time and date of access, and other information that does not personally identify you.
We may collect personally identifiable information (name, e-mail address, physical address, and other unique identifiers) only if specifically and knowingly provided by you. Personally identifying information collected will be used only in connection with QIONews.org, or for such purposes as are described at the point of collection. information collected is used for statistical purposes. VHQC performs analyses of user behavior in order to measure user interest in the various areas of our site.
VHQC uses list servers to send out information and notices to subscribed users of our site. VHQC will protect the personal information that you share with us. VHQC does not disclose, give, sell, or transfer any personal information to third parties. If we share demographic information with third parties, we will give them aggregate information only.
While VHQC will make every attempt to protect the personal information that you share with us, electronic mail is not secure against interception. If your communication is very sensitive, you may want to send it by postal mail instead.
Never send personal information regarding any medical condition, history or diagnosis in an e-mail message to us. Never send any personally identifiable or otherwise sensitive information in an e-mail message. Never disclose your password or any other security token in an e-mail message. VHQC will never ask you for your password.
If problems arise, visitors may contact the webmaster at (804) 289-5310, or via postal mail at VHQC, 9830 Mayland Drive, Suite J, Richmond, VA 23233