About SelfCareNet

Our Mission

We provide patients and parents of sick children with clear, authoritative, current information to enable them to make the best possible healthcare decisions.

Our Purpose

SelfCareNet's easy-to-find, easy-to-understand information can help patients and parents:

Determine how sick they or their children are
Determine if and when they need to call the doctor
Learn how to relieve symptoms of minor illnesses

SelfCareNet Standards

All content is authored by physicians and reviewed by other medical professionals.
SelfCareNet information is designed to support - not replace - the doctor/patient relationship.
Each topic includes the name of the author, the date it was revised and the date it was last reviewed.
All topics are reviewed annually.
All topics are available in both English and Spanish.
All topics are written at a 6th-to-8th-grade reading level.
All topics are designed so that important information can be found quickly and easily.

Privacy Policy

SelfCareNet does not release, trade or sell any individual identifiable information gathered from users of our health content. Any information that we gather is protected from misappropriation and misuse.

SelfCareNet and/or its customers will not collect user information that identifies individuals, but may collect aggregate data that provides accumulated information on which topics are viewed overall, the browsers that are employed and how long content is used.

SelfCareNet content is licensed to other organizations that make it available to consumers. SelfCareNet is not responsible for the privacy practices of organizations that have licensed SelfCareNet information. Consumers should review the privacy policies of the organizations from which they access SelfCareNet content.

SelfCareNet is firmly committed to respecting the privacy of individuals.

Advertising Policy

SelfCareNet is committed to providing physician authored, peer-reviewed content that consumers can trust to make wise health-related decisions with their healthcare providers. This Web site includes information on each author and the medical professionals that review the content. SelfCareNet will maintain editorial control of its content and will never allow commercial interest to influence the information.

Funding and Ownership Disclosure

SelfCareNet, Inc. is a privately held, C Corporation based in Colorado. The company’s revenue sources are from licensing its Web-based content as annual licenses to three main categories:

End users such as office-based physicians, clinics, hospitals and employers.
Distributors, companies selling applications and consumer content to the healthcare market.
Companies providing information to the public through healthcare portals.

SelfCareNet will not provide content directly to the consumer. This Web site is a business-to-business site.


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