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NCHICA may amend these terms and conditions at any time by posting the amended terms on NCHICA’s Web site. The amended terms will take effect thirty (30) days after they are initially published on the Web site.

This Document is Copyright © 2013 by the North Carolina Healthcare Information and Communications Alliance, Inc., no claim to original US Government. Works. NCHICA retains full copyright ownership, rights and protection in all material contained in this Document. You may use this Document for your own purposes. You may distribute this Document to other persons provided that you attribute the Document as having been generated by NCHICA and that the document is available free of charge on the NCHICA Web site.

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NCHICA may terminate these terms and conditions and your use of the Document at any time if you violate any provision of these terms and conditions. Termination of these terms and conditions will not affect any obligations that accrued before the termination.

NCHICA has created a collaborative organization that no other State has achieved. It includes vendors, providers, payers, physicians, nurses, clinicians, attorneys, information technologists and other professionals, working together to improve healthcare within North Carolina in every way, from the use of technology, to public policy considerations, to patient privacy, and more. Belonging to, and participating in, this organization helps you to not only keep up with the changing healthcare environment, but to have some influence on those changes.

— David B. Dillehunt
VP, CIO, FirstHealth of the Carolinas Inc.,
Pinehurst, NC

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