Patient Rights & Privacy
The material and content contained in this website is for general health information only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Users of this website should not rely exclusively on information provided in this website for their own health needs. All specific medical questions should be presented to your own health care provider.
Virginia Oncology Associates (VOA) makes no warranties or representations, express or implied, as to the accuracy or completeness, timeliness, or usefulness of any opinions, advice, services, or other information contained or referenced in this website. Virginia Oncology Associate does not assume any risk for your use of this website. Users of this website should be aware that information about health care changes constantly; since this website is only updated periodically, it may not contain the most recent information. Virginia Oncology Associates reserves the right to update or change information contained in this website at any time. Virginia Oncology Associates is not responsible for information appearing at hyperlinks. The use of this website does not create a physician-patient relationship and does not obligate Virginia Oncology Associates to follow-up or contact users of this website. For more information on your privacy rights, please refer to our Notice of Privacy Practices.
In no event will Virginia Oncology Associates or any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering this website or any site linked to this website, be liable to you in any manner whatsoever for any decision made or action or non-action taken by you in reliance upon the information provided through this website.
Virginia Oncology Associates is committed to making its Web site accessible to all users. To make the site more accessible, we include several features designed to improve accessibility for users with disabilities. Some of these features are described below.
To aid users who listen to the content of the site by using a screen reader, rather than reading the site, the following elements have been included:
- A descriptive text equivalent is provided for images and other non-text elements.
- A logical tab order is provided to quickly navigate within the page.
- Logical, informative text is provided for hyperlinks.
- The text included on the site uses formal grammar.
- Style sheets are used to control layout and presentation.
- A site map is included to provide information about the general layout of the site.
- Navigation mechanisms are consistent throughout the site.
Virginia Oncology Associates welcomes comments on how to improve the site's accessibility for users with disabilities. If you use assistive technology and the format of any material on our Web site interferes with your ability to access the information, please Contact Us. To enable us to respond in a manner most helpful to you, please indicate the nature of your accessibility problem, the preferred format in which to receive the material, the Web address of the requested material, and your contact information.
Notice of Privacy Practices
Virginia Oncology Associates operates in compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). HIPAA requires an increase in security of patients’ health information.
Effective Date: September 23, 2013
THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.