4/12/19 Terms of Use

Thank you for coming to Prevent Medical Error’s website! By using the site, you are agreeing to comply with the following terms and conditions. Please read them carefully.

Contact your health care provider, call 911, and/or go immediately to your local emergency room if you are having a medical emergency or a suspected medical emergency.

Any information that you gain from Prevent Medical Error, agents, assigns and/or volunteers, whether in spoken, written or electronic forms, is received by the reader with an understanding and acceptance of all the above and below information and guidelines.

By accessing Prevent Medical Error’s website (the Site), you agree to comply with and be bound by all of the Disclaimers (the Disclaimers) terms and conditions and above and below (the “Terms”) and our Privacy Policies (Policies). If you do not agree to all of the Disclaimers, Privacy Policies, and Terms, please do not access or use the Site. PME may from time to time modify or revise the Disclaimers, Terms and Privacy Policies by updating this page and/or our Privacy Page (link). Your use of this Site following any such change constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the Terms and Policies as revised.

If any revision is unacceptable to you, your only recourse is to terminate your use of the Site.


Prevent Medical Error is a 501c3 nonprofit and gratefully accepts and appreciates donations. Please note that donations are voluntary, and do not constitute or create in any way a binding client, project, or purchaser relationship with Prevent Medical Error.

Return of donations in either whole or part: Prevent Medical Error reserves the right to refuse donations, partially or fully return your donation if it does not meet our terms and conditions, or otherwise deems that your donation fails to meet normal standards and practices.

Information Provided on This Site

This site and its contents are for informational, educational and/or entertainment purposes only. This site and its contents are not a replacement for medical advice or to replace the advice or your doctor, nurse practitioner, pharmacist, nurse, acupuncturist, naturopath and/or mental health professional. Please consult your licensed healthcare provider(s) before making any medical decision. Patients under 18 years of age should consult with their parents and their healthcare provider(s) before making any medical decisions.

Any medication or course of treatment you have been prescribed by your medical practitioner should not be stopped without his/her consent and medical advice. Please speak with your health care provider if you have any concerns regarding any existing or believed medical conditions. Information on this website is provided using a reasonable level of skill and care. PME cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions. Inaccuracies brought to the attention of PME will be corrected as soon as reasonably possible. We are also not responsible for the content, opinion, advice, programs, products or services of any other individual, business or entity that we link to from our Site.

PME does not endorse the information on our site including information, opinions, services, advice, programs, products or the information and/or references. Links to other websites or to the information, opinions, advice, programs, products or services of any other individual, business or entity does not constitute Prevent Medical Error’s formal endorsement. PME is merely sharing resources to help you and your health care providers make better-informed decisions. The reader understands and accepts that they need to use their own judgment before applying any of the information from our site or other sites that we link to or refer to the reader.

Information on the site and/or offsite links to other people, entities, products and/or services is not meant to serve as a recommendation, endorsement, or disapproval of any person, entity, organization or company. Information on the site is also not meant to serve as a reference for medical, legal, financial, commercial or other professional advice.

Prevent Medical Error has no control over and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that Prevent Medical Error shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such websites or services. A person using information on this site holds Prevent Medical Error harmless for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use (or misuse) of, or the inability to use, Prevent Medical Error’s Website, Program, Product or Service, including its materials or third-party materials made available through our Website, Program, Product or Service, even if we are advised beforehand of the possibility of such damages.


Any and all testimonials and/or client stories on PME’s website are just examples of the results that some of our supporters and/or patrons have achieved. Everyone’s situation is unique and the Site visitor understands and accepts that they can’t expect the same results. PME reserves the right to refuse communication with anyone and reserves the right to bar people from the website and contact if at our sole discretion they misuse the site and/or other resources of the nonprofit.

No Warranty

Materials provided on this site are provided “as is” without any guarantee or warranty, including warranties of merchantability and fitness. To the extent allowed by law, PME excludes all warranties and all liability for damages associated with your use and/or misuse of the site, programs, services, and/or products.


Prevent Medical Error does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, disability, religion, veteran status, age, financial or another status. We are a nonprofit that advocates for and includes all patients.

Competing Interests

Prevent Medical Error does not receive PME does not receive funding from government, industry, trial attorneys or political parties. We are happy to provide you with additional information on written request.


We may terminate or suspend your access to our site and other PME resources immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach the Terms and/or Policies. All provisions of the Terms and Policies which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of Maine, United States, without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

Privacy Policy

More about our Privacy policies are here. Prevent Medical Error is committed to ensuring your right to privacy. We do use or sell your private health information or other private information for commercial purposes. We may use your name and address for Prevent Medical Error fundraising. Please contact us if you would like to be removed from our fundraising list. Prevent Medical Error’s website may contain links to other sites. Prevent Medical Error is not responsible for their practices, including their privacy practices.


All materials on this site are provided by Prevent Medical Error unless indicated otherwise. All intellectual property rights in the materials (including copyrights, trademarks, and other protections) are the property of Prevent Medical Error.

Updated 4/12/2019