Commenting Policy

The staff at Baylor Scott & White Health encourages your comments, participation and feedback on our different blogs and social networking sites. We hope you will join the discussions. We will maintain a standard of professionalism and respect and ask that you do the same. Comments off-topic, expose patient privacy issues or are promoting a commercial interest won’t get posted here.

Please remember that when you post a comment to a blog, it is published for the world to see. For your own privacy, you shouldn’t post detailed personal medical information linked to your name.

Also know that we only moderate this blog during business hours. We won’t be able to get your comment posted during the weekend or off hours.

That’s the plain speak version, the rest is the legal version.

By posting any comments, posts or other material on Baylor Scott & White Health sponsored blogs or social networking sites, you give Scott & White the irrevocable right to reproduce, distribute, publish, display, edit, create derivative works from, and otherwise use your submission for any purpose in any form and on any media.

Comments: Monitoring, Editing and Rejection

To protect patient privacy and ensure that comments are appropriate for all audiences, comments will undergo a review process by an internal moderator.

In an appropriate timeframe, comments will be approved and posted or rejected. The following comments are subject to rejection:

  • Comments that include first and last names, locations or other personal or patient information
  • Comments that are profane, racist, sexist, derogatory, defamatory, threatening or embarrassing to any other person or entity
  • Advertisements or solicitations of business
  • Comments that impersonate another person
  • Comments that are off-topic or SPAM

Comments will not be edited for typos, spelling errors or grammar.

Finally, you agree that you will indemnify Baylor Scott & White Health against any damages, losses, liabilities, judgments, costs or expenses (including attorneys’ fees and costs) arising out of a claim by a third party relating to any material you have posted.

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