American Society of Hematology

Terms and Conditions


Updated on: June 02, 2017

By using the Consult a Colleague Service (the "Service"), you signify your assent to these Terms and Conditions of use.  If you do not agree to all of these Terms and Conditions, do not use the Service.

The Service, including the colleagues you consult through the Service (“Consulting Colleagues”), provides a medium to exchange information to assist you in providing medical advice to your patient.  By providing information to you through the Service, the Consulting Colleagues are not rendering medical advice to you or your patient, nor are you or your patient becoming a patient of the Consulting Colleagues for any purpose whatsoever.  The Service makes no representation, warranty, or guaranty whatsoever as to any information that may be exchanged through the Service.  It is your sole responsibility to provide medical services to and to decide on proper medical advice, diagnosis, and treatment for your patients.  Neither ASH nor the Service provides medical advice or services, and the Consulting Colleagues, by virtue of consulting with you, are not rendering medical advice, providing services, or transacting business in your jurisdiction.

ASH does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that you may obtain through the Service, and disclaims any representation, warranty, or guaranty as to the same.  Reliance on any information provided through the Service is solely at your own risk.

By using the Service, you agree:

  1. that ASH and the Consulting Colleagues shall not be liable to you, your institution or your patients for any liability, loss, or damage whatsoever that may arise from your use of the Service or the information exchanged therein;
  2. that neither ASH nor any Consulting Colleague is providing medical advice or services to you or your patients, that you will not make any representation to the contrary to your patients, and that you are solely responsible for the proper medical advice, diagnosis, and treatment of your patients;
  3. subject to limitations imposed under applicable state or federal laws, to hold harmless each of ASH, each Consulting Colleague, and each Consulting Colleague's institution in connection with any legal action that may arise, directly or indirectly, from your use of the Service; and
  4. not to use any information or permit use of any information obtained through your use of the Service in connection with any legal action against ASH, the Consulting Colleagues, or their respective institutions.

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