Terms of Use

You should periodically review the most up-to-date version of these Terms at http://www.hospital-efficiency-forum.com/terms-of-use.html. We may, in our sole discretion, modify or revise these Terms and policies at any time, and you agree to be bound by such modifications or revisions. Nothing in these Terms shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits.

Use of Site.

These Terms apply to all users of the Site, including users who are also contributors of Content on the Site. “Content” includes the text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, audiovisual combinations, interactive features, live presentations or performances and other materials you may view on, access through, or contribute to the Site. These terms apply to the Site, and any other website or application that links to the Site. The Site is operated for and on behalf of Cardinal Health Switzerland 515 GmbH (“we,” “us” and “our”). Content is provided to you AS IS. You may access Content for your information and personal use solely as intended through the provided functionality of the Site and as permitted under these Terms. You are authorized to view the Content available via the Site only for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the Content’s original materials on any copies of the materials. The entire Content of the Site is copyrighted and may not be distributed, reproduced, publicly displayed, downloaded, modified, reused, reposted, or otherwise used except as provided herein without the express prior written permission from us and from the respective copyright holder. For purposes of these Terms, any use of the Content on any other web site or networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited. All product and service names, regardless of whether or not they appear in large print or with a trademark symbol, are trademarks of Cardinal Health, their affiliates, related companies, or their licensors or joint venture partners unless otherwise noted, or are the property of their respective owners. The use or misuse of these trademarks, copyrights, or other materials or the Content, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited and may be in violation of copyright law, trademark law, communications regulations and statutes, and other laws, statutes and/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. We reserve 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.
In your use of the Site, you will comply with all applicable laws.
You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Site or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on use of the Site or the Content therein.
You understand that when using the Site, you will be exposed to Content from a variety of sources, and that we are not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such Content. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to Content that is inaccurate or objectionable, and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against us with respect thereto, and, to the extent permitted by applicable law, agree to indemnify and hold harmless us, our owners, operators, affiliates, licensors, and licensees to the fullest extent allowed by law regarding all matters related to your use of the Site.
We do not endorse any third-party Content showed on the Site by any participant or other licensor, or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and we expressly disclaim any and all liability in connection with Content. We do not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on the Site, and we will remove all Content if properly notified that such Content infringes on another's intellectual property rights. We reserve the right to remove Content without prior notice.

Account to Access the Site

In order to access some features of the Site, you will have to create a personal account protected by password generated by you upon sign up. You may never use another's account. When creating your account, you must provide accurate and complete information. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your account password secure. You must notify us immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.
Although we will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account, you may be liable for the losses caused to us or others due to such unauthorized use.

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 personal 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 or where permitted by law); (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) TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW THE LICENSOR DISCLAIMS (AND YOU ACCEPT THE SOFTWARE WITHOUT) ANY TERM AS TO THE QUALITY, PERFORMANCE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THE SOFTWARE AND ALL CONDITIONS, WARRANTIES AND OTHER TERMS NOT EXPRESSLY SET OUT IN THIS TERMS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED TERM OF MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE HEREBY EXCLUDED.

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/person providing such products or services and the provision of such products or services is not an obligation of or guaranteed by us unless we are identified as the entity providing such products or services. The Site has been designed to provide general information about us and health and wellness related information within the scope described in it. These pages are not intended to provide investment or medical advice, nor do they provide instruction on the appropriate use of products or services produced, provided, supplied or under development by us, our affiliates, related companies, or its licensors, joint venture partners or any other companies or persons. We 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 users own risk.

Links to Other Web Sites.

Links to third party web sites on this Site are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave this Site. We have not reviewed all of these third-party sites and do not control and are not responsible for any of these sites or their content. Thus, we cannot and do 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.


NEITHER US NOR ANY PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DELIVERING THIS SITE SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF USERS ACCESS, USE, OR INABILITY TO USE THE 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 (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) 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 TERM OF ANY KIND RELATING TO THE CONTENT AND ANY TERM NOT EXPRESSLY SET OUT IN THESE TERMS INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED TERM OF MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT ARE HEREBY EXCLUDED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. We do not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the Content at this Site. We may make changes to the Content and services at this Site at any time without notice. The Content and services at this Site may be out of date and we make no commitment to update the Content and services at this Site. Information published at this Site may refer to products, programs or services that are not available in your country. Consult your local business contact for information regarding the products, programs and services that may be available to you. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.
Nothing in these Terms shall limit or exclude liability for personal injury or death caused by negligence, for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation or where limitation or exclusion is not permitted by law.
To the extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless us, our parent corporation, officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees) arising from: (i) your use of and access to the Site; (ii) your violation of any term of these Terms; or (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms and your use of the Site.

Applicable Laws.

The 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 Switzerland without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws. We and you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Zug, Switzerland. We make no representation that Content or services at this Site are appropriate or available for use outside the European Economic Area and Switzerland, and access to them from territories where its Content is illegal is prohibited. You may not use or export or re-export the Content or services at this Site or any copy or adaptation in violation of any applicable laws or regulations including without limitation European and Swiss export laws and regulations. If you choose to access this Site from outside the European Economic Area and Switzerland, 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.


Anyone linking to the Site must comply with the Guidelines for Linking to the Site and all applicable state, federal, local and international laws. We regard the use of our registered and unregistered trademarks and service marks in metatags and/or hidden text as trademark infringement, and treat the use of these terms in page text, metatags, and/or hidden text for purposes of gaining higher rankings from search engines as unfair competition.


We 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 in May 2018.

Guidelines for Linking to the Site


If you link to the site, you agree that you at all times may link to, but not replicate, our content. In addition, you:

  • Shall not frame or otherwise create a browser or border environment around our content
  • Shall not imply that we are endorsing you or your products
  • Shall not misrepresent your or your sites’ relationship with us
  • Shall not present false, misleading or inaccurate information about us or our products or services on your site or otherwise
  • Shall not use our logo without express prior written permission from us
  • Shall not include content on your site that is or could be construed as illegal, distasteful, offensive or controversial, and shall include on your site only content that is appropriate for all age groups
  • Shall not link to an internal or subsidiary page of the Site that is located one or several levels down from the home page or bring up or present content of the Site on another site without our prior written permission.