Terms and conditions

Please take your time to read our terms and conditions. 

Definitions

The term "TeamHealth" includes TeamHealth, Inc., and all of its related entities, companies, affiliates and subsidiaries. 

The term "TeamHealth physicians" includes physicians who independently contract with or who are employed by one of TeamHealth's affiliated entities. 

TeamHealth does not contract with physicians to perform medical services nor does it practice medicine in any way and nothing in this website is intended to convey any different practice. 

The term "TeamHealth website" includes all Web pages that fall under www.teamhealth.com and www.team-health.com, as well as the websites of TeamHealth's related entities, companies, affiliates and subsidiaries.

DISCLAIMER and TERMS OF USE

Unless the context requires otherwise, references   to “TeamHealth,” “we,” “our,” “us” and the “Company” or “Organization” refer to Team Health Holdings, Inc., its subsidiaries and its affiliates, including its affiliated medical groups, all of which are part of the TeamHealth organization. Separate subsidiaries or other affiliates of Team Health Holdings, Inc. carry out all operations and employ all employees within the TeamHealth organization. The terms “clinical providers,” “TeamHealth physicians or providers,” “affiliated providers,” “our providers” or “our clinicians” and similar terms mean and include: (i) physicians and other healthcare providers who are employed by subsidiaries or other affiliated entities of Team Health Holdings, Inc., and (ii) physicians and other healthcare providers who contract with subsidiaries or other affiliated entities of Team Health Holdings, Inc. All such physicians and other healthcare providers exercise their independent professional clinical judgment when providing clinical patient care. Team Health Holdings, Inc. does not contract with physicians to provide medical services nor does it practice medicine in any way.

Acceptance of Terms of Use.  Please read these Terms of Use carefully. Our website (Site) and its related products and services are provided subject to your compliance with the Terms of Use (Terms) specified below. Your continued use of our Site will indicate your agreement to be bound by these Terms. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS, PLEASE EXIT OUR SITE. WE APPRECIATE YOUR COOPERATION. 

Use of Site. The information contained in our Site is offered solely for your consideration and is subject to your verification. It is not to be taken as a warranty or representation for which TeamHealth assumes legal responsibility, nor does TeamHealth grant permission to use or practice anything contained therein or recommend such use or practice. Information contained in our Site is not intended to substitute for professional medical advice. The information provided in our Site should not be used for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed physician should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. 

The contents of this Site may be viewed and accessed only for your personal, non-commercial use. 

The entire content of the Site, including images, text, displays, video, audio, and the design, selection and arrangement thereof, is owned by TeamHealth, its licensors or other providers of such material, and are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws. You may not distribute, reproduce, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, modify, reuse, repost, transmit or otherwise use any Site content except as provided herein without the express prior written permission of TeamHealth. You may print or download one copy of a reasonable number of pages of the Site for your own personal, non-commercial use, and not for further reproduction, publication or distribution. If we provide desktop, mobile or other applications for download, you may download a single copy to your computer or mobile device provided you agree to be bound by our end user license agreement for such applications.  You may not modify copies of any materials from the Site, use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio or any graphics separated from the accompanying text, or delete or alter any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notice from copies of materials from the Site. Any use of these materials on any other website or networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited. All product names, regardless of whether or not they appear in large print or with a trademark symbol, are trademarks of TeamHealth, its divisions, related companies or its licensors or joint venture partners unless otherwise noted. The use or misuse of these trademarks, copyrights, or other materials, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited and may violate copyright law, trademark law, communications regulations and other laws or regulations. 

If you breach any of these Terms, your authorization to use this Site automatically terminates, and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed materials. TeamHealth also reserves the right to terminate your authorization to use any services at the Site and to delete any one or more of your related accounts immediately and at any time if you breach or threaten to breach any of these Terms. 

Use of Software. Your use, installation or downloading of software from this Site (Software) indicates your acceptance of and is subject to the license terms in the Software License Agreement that accompanies or is provided with the Software. If no such Software License Agreement accompanies or is provided with the Software, then you agree that you accept a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use the Software "as is" solely for your own internal purposes in relation to your use of this Site and that your use of the Software is subject to the following provisions: (1) you shall not translate, disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer, alter or modify the Software or make any copies of any documentation or Software (except one copy for back-up or archival purposes only); (2) you shall not sell, assign, sublicense, transfer, disclose, or permit access to the Software or related documentation to any other person or entity; and (3) TEAMHEALTH AND THE LICENSOR DISCLAIM (AND YOU ACCEPT THE SOFTWARE WITHOUT) ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO THE SOFTWARE. 

Use of Information and Materials. The information and materials contained in these pages are subject to change. Not all products and services are available in all geographic areas. Your eligibility for particular products and services is subject to final determination and acceptance by the entity providing such products or services and the provision of such products or services is not an obligation of or guaranteed by TeamHealth. The Site has been designed to provide general information about TeamHealth and health and wellness-related information. These pages are not intended to provide investment or medical advice, nor do they provide instruction on the appropriate use of products produced, supplied or under development by TeamHealth, its divisions, related companies or its licensors, joint venture partners or other companies. TeamHealth shall not be held responsible for any action taken that is based on the information presented on the Site, and all users of the Site agree that all access and use of the Site, and any and all content presented on the Site, is at the user's own risk. 

You agree not to use the Site:

• In any way that violates any applicable law,
• For the purpose of exploiting, harming or attempting to harm minors or in any way exposing them to inappropriate content, or for submitting or requesting information concerning minors,
• To transmit or procure the sending of any advertising or promotional material, including junk mail, chain letter, or spam or similar solicitation,
• To impersonate or attempt to impersonate TeamHealth, any employee or person affiliated with TeamHealth, another user or any other person or entity (including by using email addresses or screen names associated with any of the foregoing,
• To engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone’s use or enjoyment of the Site, or which, as determined by TeamHealth, may harm TeamHealth or users of the Site or expose them to liability.

Additionally, you agree not to:

• Use the Site in any manner that would disable, overburden, damage or impair the Site or interfere with any other party’s use of the Site, including their ability to engage in real time activities through the Site,
• Use any robot, spider or other automatic device, process or means to access the Site for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the Site
• Use any device, software or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Site
• Introduce any viruses, trojan horses, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful
• Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage or disrupt any parts of the Site, the server on which the Site is stored, or any other server, computer or database connected to the Site
• Attack the Site via a denial of service attack  
• Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site.


Linking and Social Media Features. You may link to our homepage, provided that you do so in a way that is fair, not misleading, and legal and does not discredit, malign, or take advantage of our reputation, and so long as the link does not suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement by or with TeamHealth.  Links on the Site to third-party websites and resources are provided solely as a convenience to you. This includes links contained in advertisements, including banner ads and sponsored links. Please note that TeamHealth is not responsible for the content or activities associated with any website, resource or entity that is linked to or from this Site. If you use links on the Site, you will leave this Site. TeamHealth has not reviewed all of these third-party sites and does not control and is not responsible for any of these sites or their content. Thus, TeamHealth does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any information, software or other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third-party sites linked to this Site, you do this entirely at your own risk.  

The Site may provide certain social media features that enable you to link from your own or certain third-party websites to certain content on the Site, send emails or other communications with certain content, or links to certain content, on the Site, or cause limited portions of the Site to be displayed or appear to be displayed on your own or certain third-party websites.  You may use these features solely as they are provided and otherwise in accordance with any additional terms we provide with respect to such features. Subject to the foregoing, you must not:

• establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
• cause the Site or portions of it to be displayed, or appear to be displayed by, for example, framing, deep linking or in-line linking, on any other website.
• link to any part of the Site other than the homepage, or
• otherwise take any action inconsistent with these Terms.

You agree to cooperate with us in causing any unauthorized framing or linking immediately to cease. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. We may disable all or any social media features and links at any time without notice in our discretion.

Accessing the Site and Account Security. We may restrict access to some parts of the Site, to users, including registered users. You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Site and ensuring that all persons who access the Site through your internet connection are aware of these Terms and comply with them. 

To access the Site or some of the resources it offers, you may be asked to provide information for registration or access. It is a condition of your use of the Site that all information you provide to register or secure access is correct, current and complete. You agree that all information you provide is governed by our Privacy Policy and you consent to all actions we take with respect to your information consistent with our Privacy Policy. 

If you choose or are provided with a user name, password or other information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person or entity. You acknowledge that your account is personal to you and you agree not to provide any other person with access to the Site or portions of it using your user name, password or other security information. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your user name or password or any other security breach. You also agree to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session.   We have the right to disable any user name, password or other identifier, whether chosen by you or provided by us, at any time in our sole discretion for any reason, including if, in our opinion, you have violated any provision of these Terms.

Disclaimer And Limitation Of Liability. TeamHealth cannot and does not warrant that files available for downloading will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to the Site for reconstruction of any lost data. NEITHER TeamHealth NOR ANY OF ITS DIVISIONS, SUPPLIERS OR OTHER THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED AT THIS SITE OR INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DELIVERING THIS SITE SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING OUT OF USER'S ACCESS, USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE TeamHealth WEB SITE OR ANY WEB SITES LINKED TO THIS SITE, OR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENT OF ANY OR ALL SUCH SITES WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY AND WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE CONTENT PROVIDED AT THIS SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF ANY KIND INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY. TeamHealth further does not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the content at this Site. TeamHealth may make changes to the materials and services at this Site at any time without notice. The materials and services at this Site may be out of date, and TeamHealth makes no commitment to update the materials and services at this Site. Information published at this Site may refer to products, programs or services that are not available in your country. 

Applicable Laws. This Site is administered by TeamHealth from its offices in Knoxville, Tennessee, and this Site and these Terms (including without limitation the validity, construction and performance of duties related to the Terms) will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States of America and more particularly the laws of the State of Tennessee without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws. Each party to these Terms submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts sitting in Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, for any dispute with TeamHealth or its divisions, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, officers, directors, and content providers. TeamHealth makes no representation that materials or services at this Site are appropriate or available for use outside the United States, and access to the Site from territories where its contents are illegal or where any provision of these Terms or TeamHealth’s Privacy Policy are unenforceable or illegal is prohibited. You may not use or export or re-export the materials or services at this Site or any copy or adaptation in violation of any applicable laws or regulations, including without limitation U.S. export laws and regulations. If you choose to access this Site from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. You agree that any cause of action or claim that you may have relating to this Site must be made or instituted within one year of when the cause of action or claim accrued. If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of these Terms shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition. Note: Anyone linking to TeamHealth's website must comply with the Guidelines for Linking to TeamHealth's website and all applicable state, federal, local and international laws. We regard the use of our registered and unregistered trademarks and service marks in meta tags and/or hidden text as trademark infringement, and treat the use of these terms in page text, meta tags and/or hidden text for purposes of gaining higher rankings from search engines as unfair competition. 

User Submissions. Except only for any contrary notice in the TeamHealth Privacy Policy (please review our policies on privacy: PRIVACY POLICY) or in any notice posted on the Site in connection with your use of a portal or other means to transmit information, any material, information or other communication you transmit or post to this Site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. TeamHealth will have no obligations with respect to such communications and may use, reproduce, modify, perform, display, distribute and otherwise disclose to third parties any such material, including all data, images, sounds, text and other things embodied therein, for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this Site any unlawful, infringing, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or other material that would violate any law, and you further agree to indemnify TeamHealth for any such posting of materials by you in violation of this agreement. No patient identifying information is to be shared or transmitted to this Site. TeamHealth is not responsible or liable to any third party for the content or accuracy of any user submissions posted by you or any other user of the Site.


Changes and Exceptions to Terms of Use. TeamHealth may revise these Terms at any time by updating this posting. You should visit this page from time to time to review the then-current Terms because they are binding on you. Certain provisions of these Terms may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages at this Site. 

Revised May 2016