Terms of Service

 

Welcome to AccredAbility! This Terms of Service governs your use of AccredAbility software and services. This Terms of Service controls, except where other agreements expressly state they apply.

1. AccredAbility Services

AccredAbility wants to give you the fastest and most comprehensive accreditation tracking and reporting system out there. As such, AccredAbility offers you the limited use of its proprietary software, methodology, and services to track your services. Specifically, AccredAbility software and services are designed to:

Profile

First we create a custom profile for your surgery center with number of ORs, type of specialties, MediCare participation, and the accreditation agency you use (AAASF, AAASC, Joint Commission).

Capture

Using our proprietary software enabled on an internet enabled device, we capture your required tests and data.

Analysis

AccredAbility software recognizes any value out of compliance or any missing data elements and alerts you immediately. Your reports are set for compliance with your standards. Note, AccredAbility?s services are only as good as the data imputed, users should still make sure they are imputing truthful and accurate data.

Reporting

All imputed data elements are tracked and recorded by date. This data is available 24/7 through our secure website. When appropriate, reports are sent directly to Governing Boards for immediate review.

Inspection

AccredAbility allows you to show relevant data and your account to licensed inspectors that are part of recognized governing boards.

Not a Medical Device

Note: Although AccredAbility provides sophisticated software and services for the medical industry, AccredAbility is not, nor holds itself out to be a medical device.

2. Permissions you give AccredAbility

To provide you with certain services, there are certain permissions you must grant AccredAbility. By using our site, services, or any other products you agree to grant AccredAbility the following:

Permission to use content and data you input into our software.

We understand that information and data you input is of a private nature. However, we necessarily must store and use such data in order for you to use our services. Additionally, we may be required to share such information with third parties as required by regulation and to report compliance with regulators. By using our software, you agree AccredAbility may view the data you give it, manipulate such data, and share data with third parties.

Permission to update our software at any time.

Though our software is the best in the industry, it is not perfect. At times we may need to update our software. AccredAbility strives to give as much notice as possible before an update, but in order for our services to work properly, we may need to update our software immediately without notice. As such, you agree to give AccredAbility permission to update our software on any device and account you are using at any time.

2. Additional Provisions

Use and Security of Your Account

You agree that you will take reasonable measures to ensure the security of your account. This includes using passwords or other security measures to protect hardware you run AccredAbility software on. Additionally, you agree not to share your account with others not licensed to use the account. Certain regulators may be given access to your account for a limited time in order to check compliance. If your account is compromised you agree to notify AccredAbility immediately. Additionally, AccredAbility requires a username and password to set up an account, as well as billing information. The information you provide us must be accurate and true.

Terms Updates

AccredAbility works constantly to make sure its software and services are up to date with regulator requirements. Thus, there may be times when AccredAbility must update this terms of service and other agreements with little to no notice. AccredAbility strives to give as much notice as possible when changes need to be made to these terms. In the event you disagree to new terms provided by AccredAbility you may delete or terminate your account.

Compliance with Regulatory Requirements

AccredAbility strives to provide the most updated and advanced methods of tracking accreditation. Nevertheless, with the myriad of regulations and ever increasing amount of regulatory bodies, there may be times when AccredAbility software and services are not in sync with regulatory requirements. By agreeing to use any AccredAbility software or services, you represent that you are familiar with the regulations and record keeping required to maintain accreditation with desired organizations. You further represent that you are using AccredAbility only as a supplement for such record keeping and not as the primary means for keeping with compliance.

Suspension or Termination of Account

If you fail to comply with any of the terms of this agreement, or other agreements with AccredAbility your account may be terminated. AccredAbility is not responsible for any data loss or confusion the suspension of such an account may cause.

Reverse Engineering/Competitive Practices

AccredAbility offers you its software and services for the sole purpose of using them in a medical setting. By agreeing to use any of our services, you agree you are not using the services, at least in part, to reverse engineer or duplicate any portion of our software or processes. You agree not to copy or infringe any of our intellectual property, including copyright, tradesecret, patent pending subject matter, and trademarks. You also agree that you are on notice of all AccredAbility intellectual property rights. In the event you do choose to violate this provision you agree to pay AccredAbility attorney fees and costs for AccredAbility to enforce its intellectual property rights against you in State Court, Federal Court or arbitration proceedings.

No Legal or Medical Advice Given

AccredAbility software and services does not provide legal or medical advice. Any information or recommendations provided by AccredAbility or its representatives in connection with your use of its software and services is for supplemental record keeping purposes only and you are responsible for investigating such recommendations and making the final determination as to whether such recommendations are appropriate for the care you provide. AccredAbility is not responsible for any decisions made by you with respect to your services rendered to others, whether or not such decisions are related to the services provided by AccredAbility. Other than the personally identifiable information that you provide upon registering as a user of this website, no personally identifiable information shall be provided to us in connection with your use of AccredAbility software and services, including any information related to your patients or employees. You are solely responsible for complying with this requirement and AccredAbility is not responsible for anything arising from or related to any such disclosure to us by you, whether such disclosure is intentional or unintentional.

Limits on Liability

Our software and services are provided ?as is? and AccredAbility makes no guarantees that they will be entirely accurate, error free, or that they will function without disruptions. To the extent permitted by law AccredAbility DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. AccredAbility cannot predict what issues or situations may arise with our software and services. As such, our liability shall be limited to the fullest extent permitted by law. Under no circumstances will AccredAbility be liable to you for any lost profits, revenues, information, or data, or consequential, special, indirect, exemplary, punitive, or incidental damages arising out of or related to these terms of services or other agreements between You and AccredAbility. Our aggregate liability arising out of or relating to these terms of service, other agreements or AccredAbility software and services will not exceed the greater of $100 or the amount you have paid us in the past six months.

Disputes

For any claim, cause of action, or dispute you have against AccredAbility regarding this terms of service agreement you agree that such a dispute will be resolved in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California or a state court located in Ventura County. The laws of the State of California will govern these terms and any claim, without regard for conflict of law provisions.

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