Posted and updated Feb. 15, 2007
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The Today’s Hospitalist Web site may disclose information about visitors if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary for a number of reasons, including but not limited to the following: conforming to legal requirements or legal processes served on the company; to protect and defend the rights and/or property of the company; to protect the safety of employees or site visitors.
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