1. About Medbit
Medbit does not create a healthcare professional/healthcare recipient relationship, and does not constitute an opinion, medical advice, or diagnosis or treatment, but is provided to assist you in choosing a doctor, dentist or other healthcare specialist, professional, provider, or organization (collectively, “Healthcare Professional”). “Content” means content, text, data, graphics, images, photographs, video, audio, information, suggestions, guidance, and other materials provided, made available or otherwise found through the website or mobile application, including, without limitation, content provided in direct response to your questions or postings.
While we make reasonable efforts to provide you with accurate content, we make no guarantees, representations or warranties, whether expressed or implied, with respect to professional qualifications, expertise, quality of work, price or cost information, insurance coverage or benefit information, or any other content available through the services. In no event shall we be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on any such content. Furthermore, we do not in any way endorse or recommend any individual or entity listed or accessible through Medbit.
2. Non-Provision of Medical Advice
The information you receive from Medbit is only for informational, scheduling and payment purposes only. We do not recommend or endorse any healthcare professionals or other information that may appear through Medbit. If you rely on any content, you do so solely at your own risk. We encourage you to independently confirm any content relevant to you with other sources, including the healthcare professional’s office, medical associations relevant to the applicable specialty and the appropriate licensing or certification authorities to verify listed credentials and education.
3. No Doctor Patient Relationship
No licensed medical professional/patient relationship is created when you use Medbit. This is true whether such content is provided by or through the use of Medbit, for example, but without limitation, the “find a doctor” feature, Medbit social channels, Medbit emails or text message links to other sites, or any assistance we may provide to help you find an appropriate healthcare professional in any field.
Medbit encourages healthcare professionals to use Medbit in a responsible manner, but we have no control over, and cannot guarantee the availability of, any healthcare professional at any particular time. We will not be liable for cancelled or otherwise unfulfilled appointments, or any injury resulting therefrom, or for any other injury resulting or arising from, or related to, the use of the website or mobile application whatsoever.
4. Authorization and Acknowledgement; Important Information about Healthcare Professional Relationships
Please understand that while using Medbit to locate and schedule appointments with a healthcare professional, you are responsible for selecting your own healthcare professional.
Medbit makes reasonable efforts to ensure that healthcare professionals are only a part of Medbit if they hold all appropriate licenses required by law to practice the specialties of the services offered by them. Medbit may exclude healthcare professionals who, in Medbit’s discretion, have engaged in inappropriate or unprofessional conduct.
Healthcare professionals listed on Medbit pay us a fee in order to be marketed through or to use Medbit. To help you find healthcare professionals who may be suitable for your needs, and enable the maximum choice and diversity of healthcare professionals participating in Medbit, we will provide you with lists and/or profiles of healthcare professionals. These results are based on information that you provide to us. They may also be based on other criteria (including, for example, healthcare professional availability, past selections by and/or ratings of healthcare professionals by you or by other Medbit users, and past experience of Medbit users with healthcare professionals. Note that Medbit (a) does not recommend or endorse any healthcare professionals, (b) does not make any representations or warranties with respect to these healthcare professionals or the quality of the healthcare services they may provide, and (c) does not receive any additional fees from healthcare professionals for featuring them (i.e., higher or better placement on lists) through Medbit (subject to sponsored results as described below).
We may show you advertisements or sponsored results, including above the search results. Medbit receives additional fees from healthcare providers for providing sponsored results. Sponsored results shown through Medbit are not, and should not be considered, an endorsement or recommendation by Medbit of the healthcare provider.
5. Personal Information
6. Your Responsibilities
6.1. Your Account Credentials
When you create a Medbit account, you will provide an email address and create a password (hereby known as “credentials”). You should keep your credentials private and not share your credentials with anyone else. You must immediately notify us if your password has been stolen or compromised by sending an email to email@example.com.
6.2. Your Responsibilities Generally
Medbit is free, but you are still responsible for your healthcare expenses. Usual and other charges for any medical or related services rendered by healthcare providers will apply and will be entirely your responsibility. You are responsible for ensuring that all information that you provide to Medbit is accurate and up-to-date. Ultimately, you must resolve any dispute between you or any healthcare provider arising from any transaction hereunder directly with the healthcare provider.
You are responsible for all use of the services on Medbit and for all use of your credentials, including use by others to whom you have given your credentials. You may only use Medbit for lawful and non-commercial purposes. You may not use Medbit in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair our servers or networks, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of Medbit. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any of Medbit’s user accounts or computer systems or networks, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not accumulate or index, directly or indirectly, any content or portion of the website/mobile application (including, without limitation, healthcare professional content, appointment availability and price information) for any purpose whatsoever.
6.3. Responsibilities of Healthcare Providers and Others in the Healthcare or Medical Industries
If you are a healthcare professional or other person or entity in the healthcare or medical industries, regardless of whether you maintain an account with Medbit or whether you schedule or intend to schedule appointments through Medbit, you acknowledge and agree that:
i. You will not use Medbit to view access or otherwise use, directly or indirectly, price, availability, or other content for any purpose other than your own personal use as a patient or prospective patient and;
ii. You will not use Medbit, directly or indirectly, to engage in any anti-competitive, deceptive or unfair practices, or otherwise violate applicable antitrust, competition or consumer protection laws, or regulations.
7. Changes to Medbit
We may from time to time add new features to Medbit, substitute a new feature for one of another existing one, or discontinue or suspend one of the existing features. Under no circumstances will Medbit be liable for any suspension or discontinuation of any of the features or portion thereof, and the use of new features will be governed by this Agreement.
8. Links to Other Websites
While using Medbit, you may encounter links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience only and we do not endorse these sites or the products and services they provide. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible or liable for the content or accuracy of these other websites. Although we attempt to link only to trustworthy websites, it is possible that they will contain materials that are objectionable, unlawful, or inaccurate and we will not be responsible or liable for the legality or decency of material contained in or accessed through such other websites.
9. Content You Post or Submit
You will have the opportunity to submit feedback regarding your experiences with healthcare professionals you find through Medbit, to submit inquiries concerning possible medical needs and to participate in the other interactive or community features of the Site (collectively, “Posted Information”). It is important that you act responsibly when providing posted information. Your Posted Information must comply with our Acceptable Use Policy.
By posting such information through Medbit, you agree to and hereby do grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to Medbit an irrevocable, perpetual, royalty-free, fully sublicensable, fully paid up, worldwide license to use, copy, publicly perform, digitally perform, publicly display, and distribute such posted information and to adapt, edit, translate, prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such posted information. This license is non-exclusive, except you agree that Medbit shall have the exclusive right to practice this license to the extent of combining your posted information with the posted information of other Medbit users for purposes of constructing or populating a searchable database of reviews and information related to the healthcare industry.
12.1. Electronic Signatures
12.3. Limitation of Claims
No action arising under or in connection with this agreement, regardless of the form, may be brought by you more than one (1) year after the cause of action arose; actions brought thereafter are forever barred.
12.4. Entire Agreement
We may assign this Agreement at any time, including, without limitation, to any parent, subsidiary, or any affiliated company, or as part of the sale to, merger with, or other transfer of our company to another entity. You may not assign, transfer or sublicense this Agreement to anyone else and any attempt to do so in violation of this section shall be null and void.
13. Dispute Settlement