About Liverinfo

About LiverInfo.com

LiverInfo.com was developed in 2013 to serve a need of providing accurate and reliable information about liver disease for patients and health care providers.

Audience: Our audience consists of hepatologists, gastroenterologists, internal medicine specialists, infectious disease specialists, nurse practitioners, and allied health professionals (nurses, social workers etc.) Patients with liver disease may also freely access the website. Membership is free of charge.

Our Core Values

LiverInfo was created to provide free, honest, accurate, and reliable information and tools for patients and physicians dealing with liver disease.

Free: All information on LiverInfo is provided free of charge to patients and health care professionals.  Thanks to the generous support and vision of our sponsors we are able to deliver the best information on the web.

Honest: All information on LiverInfo is free of commercial bias. All of the content is either personally written or reviewed by Dr. Andy Thompson. If you have a concern about the integrity of any of our information please e-mail Andy to let him know (andy@rheuminfo.com).

Accurate & Reliable: We strive to provide the most accurate, reliable and up to date information for our patients and health care professionals. If you see something that needs a “tune up” please let Andy know (andy@rheuminfo.com).

Who We Are

LiverInfo.com is owned and produced by Dr. Andy Thompson. The other really important members of our team include Cheryl Dale, Mark Atkinson, Kevin Firko, and Christina Clark.

Andy is a licensed fellow of the royal college of physicians and surgeons of Canada. He is a practicing internist and rheumatologist and Associate Professor of Medicine at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada.

Cheryl Dale is an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialist in the Multi-Organ Transplant Program at London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital. Cheryl is the current president of the Canadian Association of Hepatology Nurses (CAHN).

Editorial Independence

All content on LiverInfo.com is produced independently by physicians and allied health professionals and patients!  LiverInfo.com is very grateful to receive unrestricted support from multiple pharmaceutical partners. The editors alone develop and edit the core contents of this site.

Copyright Statement

Unless otherwise specifically stated herein, all content of LiverInfo.com including medication pamphlets, disease pamphlets, clinic forms for practitioners, and information contained in the information sections is the property of RheumInfo Inc. and protected by Canadian and international copyright law. Pamphlets from LiverInfo.com may be freely downloaded and used for individual use only. Under no circumstances, may information be downloaded and copied for educational purposes or financial gain unless explicit written permission is given by RheumInfo Inc.

Privacy Policy, Disclaimer, and Advertising Policy

Disclaimer and Terms of Use

The material contained on this Web Site is provided for general information only. This Website should not be relied on to suggest a course of treatment for a particular individual or as a substitute for consultation with qualified health professionals who are familiar with your individual medical needs. Should you have any health care related questions, you should contact your physician. You should never disregard medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this or any Web Site. This site may provide links to other Internet sites only for the convenience of World Wide Web users. LiverInfo.com is not responsible for the availability or content of these external sites, nor does LiverInfo.com endorse, warrant or guarantee the products, services or information described or offered at these other Internet sites.

Although the information presented on this Web Site is believed to be accurate at the time it is posted, this Web Site could include inaccuracies, typographical errors or out-of-date information. This Web Site may be changed at any time without prior notice.

Your Privacy and Security

LiverInfo.com strives to respect and protect your privacy. The information (the names, email addresses or any other contact information, personal or medical data) provided to us voluntarily by our visitors in their communications with us is securely stored and not shared with any third party.

Our Web server automatically collects the domain name of each visitor to our Web Site. We collect information about visitors to our Web Site, such as the number of visitors, what pages they access, and the length of their visit. This information is used to manage our Web Site and improve its content.

Advertising Policy

We do not host or receive funding for web site advertising. External resources (sites to which we provide a link) may contain advertising, however, this does not have any influence on the content of our site.

Contact Us

Contact Us: We are always interested in new ideas for the site. Please feel free to contact us with your ideas: info@rheuminfo.com