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* Use an to perform a wildcard search.Example: prescript* would return "prescription", "prescriptions" etc.
"" Use quotes to match a phrase.Example: "prescription drug" only returns results where the words are next to each other.
+ Use a plus sign to perform a search where the additional term MUST be part of the page.Example: prescription +drug
- Use a minus sign to perform a search where the additional term SHOULD NOT be part of the page.Example: prescription -drug
< > Use a < > sign to perform a search where the additional term should be of greater or lesser importance in the search.Example: prescription >drug
Find pages with the word precription with additional importance for the word drug.
( ) Use parentheses to group different search terms together.Example: prescription (+medicare -drug)
 

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Privacy Policy

he Center for Studying Health System Change has created this privacy statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to protecting the privacy of visitors to our web site. The following discloses our information-gathering and dissemination practices for our site, www.hschange.org.

Visitors can access most sections of these web sites without registering or providing any personal information, and many visitors do just that. Regarding visitors who register or otherwise provide us with personal information, we will not provide any personal contact information to any other organization or individual without the visitorís express consent. We might sometimes use visitorsí Internet Provider (IP) addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, and we use them, as necessary, to administer our web sites. We sometimes use cookies (an electronic place- holder on visitorsí personal computers) to enable us to send registered visitorsí information and other content specific to their expressed interests; and we use cookies, to save a users preferences to be remembered when they return to our site.

Our registration form on the main site requires those visitors who register to give us contact information (such as name and email address) and demographic information (such as zip code, or occupation). The contact information is used to contact the visitor only as requested, if the user has signed up to receive email alerts. Demographic and profile data are also collected at our main site. We use this information to guide our general efforts to supplement, revise, and otherwise improve the content of this web site to better address visitor concerns and interests. In some cases, we may also sometimes use these data to tailor visitorsí experiences at our site, show them content in which we think they might be interested, and display the content according to their preferences.

This site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of the visitor information under our control. Our site contains links to other sites. The Center for Studying Health System Change is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other web sites.

This site gives visitors the following options for removing their information from our database, stopping all future, direct communications from us, or stopping any other direct services we provide through this web site.

  1. Send email to hscinfo@hschange.org
  2. Send mail to the following postal address:
  3. Web Site Manager
    Center for Studying Health System Change
    600 Maryland Avenue, SW
    Suite 550
    Washington, DC 20024-2512
  4. Call the following telephone number: 202-484-5261
  5. Fax: 202-554-7510, Attn. Web Site Manager
  6. Click on the Edit User Profile option in the My HSC area in the navigation to update or remove your contact information from our site.

Correct/Update

We give users the following options for changing and modifying information previously provided.

  1. Email hscinfo@hschange.org
  2. Send mail to the following postal address:
  3. Web Site Manager
    Center for Studying Health System Change
    600 Maryland Avenue, SW
    Suite 550
    Washington, DC 20024-2512

Contacting the Web Site

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of our site, or your dealings with our web site, please contact:

Web Site Manager
Center for Studying Health System Change
600 Maryland Avenue, SW
Suite 550
Washington, DC 20024-2512
hscinfo@hschange.org
202.484.5261
 

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