Who we are

SCG Health is a value improvement organization focused on creating value in healthcare through workflow optimization, revenue cycle management and strategic planning in this post-health reform industry. Like the original concept for the Regional Extension Centers, SCG Health stands beside clinicians and office staff to evaluate, implement, support and optimize the implementation and ongoing use of electronic medical record systems, practice management systems and peripheral support systems to optimize value and manage ongoing operations. We operate several websites, most notably SCGhealth.com and MIPSacademy.com, among many others.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

We have created this email privacy policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy and the protection of your information.

Why did you receive an email from us?

If you received a mailing from us, (a) your email address is either listed with us as someone who has expressly shared this address for the purpose of receiving information in the future (“opt-in”), (b) you have registered or purchased or otherwise have an existing relationship with us or (c) someone you know supplied us with your email address to notify you of our website and campaign. We respect your time and attention by controlling the frequency of our mailings.

How we protect your privacy

We use security measures to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of data used by our system.

Sharing and Usage

We will never share, sell or rent individual personal information with anyone without your advance permission or unless ordered by a court of law. Information submitted to us is only available to volunteers managing this information for purposes of contacting you or sending you emails based on your request for information and to contracted service providers for purposes of providing services relating to our communications with you.

How can you stop receiving email from us?

Each email sent contains an easy, automated way for you to cease receiving email from us, or to change your expressed interests. If you wish to do this, simply follow the instructions at the end of any email. Alternatively, you can contact info@SCGHealth.com.

If you have received unwanted, unsolicited email sent via this system or purporting to be sent via this system, please forward a copy of that email with your comments to SCGHealth.com at info@SCGHealth.com for review.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Who we share your data with

Nobody other than the busy bodies at SCG Health. Jen loves to see who actually reads this stuff.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Google Analytics keeps track of who visits our site. Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. Otherwise, just the busy bodies at SCG Health sees your browsing information.

Your contact information

Additional information

How we protect your data

What data breach procedures we have in place

What third parties we receive data from

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

CONTENT SHARING POLICY


Printed Distribution

All materials contained on this site are the copyrighted property of SCG Health, a tradename of the Searfoss Consulting Group, LLC. All rights reserved.

You may reproduce materials available on this site for your own personal use and for noncommercial distribution. For personal use, you may post links to this content to newsgroups, distribute or display material from this site. However, if you modify the content, you must first obtain written permission from Searfoss Consulting Group, LLC. You may submit your request by emailing info@scghealth.com. For commercial purposes, you must first obtain written permission from Searfoss Consulting Group, LLC to reproduce, republish, modify, distribute or display material from this site. You may submit your request by emailing info@SCGhealth.com.

Links to SCGhealth.com

You may link to this site without written permission, with the recommended link to the main page “SCGhealth.com”. Searfoss Consulting Group, LLC asks that you carefully consider the context and section in which the link is being placed and suggest the following disclaimer to the link be included “Information provided by Searfoss Consulting Group, LLC on SCGhealth.com.” Please note that it is considered unlawful to display the whole or sections of this site within the ‘frames’ of another website without proper attribution.

CONTACT US

We're not around right now. But you can send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.

Sending

SCG Health is a tradename of the Searfoss Consulting Group, LLC. You may reproduce materials available on this site for your own personal use and for noncommercial distribution. For more information, please read the Content Sharing Policy. DISCLAIMER: You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding a particular set of facts and circumstances. SCG Health reserves the right to change the information on this website without notice. © Copyright 2018 SCG Health, LLC. All right reserved.

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