The HTC is now on Facebook and Twitter! Social media can be a very effective (not to mention fun) tool to connect with us, to get news and information and connect with other families and patients.
Our patients and families are very much a part of our own lives and if you'd like to connect with us on these social media platforms we welcome your comments and interaction. See details below if you need any assistance.
On Facebook we have an official page located here: https://www.facebook.com/ColoradoHTC You can also find us by just heading to Facebook and searching under "University of Colorado Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center" in their search area. We will post helpful information, articles, interesting topics and photos, updates to events and other clinic information that may be helpful. We welcome Facebook users to be a part of the community by participating at this page. We ask that anyone participating at our Facebook page to please abide by the Facebook Terms of Service and Standards as well as following the guidelines we have outlined below.
On Twitter our username is: HTCColorado and you can find our profile by going here: https://twitter.com/HTCColorado. You could also search for us under "Univ of Colorado HTC". We'll tweet about what is going on at the HTC, events and news you may be interested in. We welcome followers and involvement with our patients and families who want to connect on Twitter. Please abide by the Twitter Rules and Policies and Guidelines as well as following the guidelines we have outlined below.
Our Social Media Guidelines:
The HTC Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Media pages or accounts are provided as an educational, informative and communication tool and should not be used to communicate specific medical conditions, situations or to diagnose any particular condition, disease or disorder. References, links, news stories or pictures that refer to other organizations, products, services or publications do not constitute an endorsement or approval by the HTC. The HTC is not responsible for the accuracy of information, opinions, claims or advice shared on social media by the HTC fans, friends, followers, public posts or within any link or connected article. Please use caution when researching any condition, and refer to authorized medical personnel for diagnosis and treatment of any disease, disorder or other medical condition. Our physicians and staff can be reached through our main office by contacting us locally at 303-724-0724 or toll free at 1-888-297-0724.
We request that you respect the privacy and opinions of fellow community members, our staff, patients and anyone who may be involved on any form of social media, including but not limited to Facebook and Twitter accounts. Any member participating in social media and engaging with the HTC in this manner agrees to abide by the terms of service of the social media platform (see Facebook’s Terms of Service
, and Twitter’s Terms of Service
) and are requested to refrain from the following:
• Abusive, defamatory or obscene language
• False, deceptive or misleading statements or language
• Violation of any intellectual property rights, copyrights or
• Violation of any laws or regulations, or
• Otherwise offensive, graphic or inappropriate comments, language, pictures, graphics in either tone or content
The HTC reserves the right to remove any posting that does not respect the above guidelines and terminates a user’s access for failure to respect these guidelines. A post or reply from any user is their views alone and should not be construed as approved or endorsed by the HTC. The inclusion of posts, re-posting pictures or articles and links does not signify endorsement by the HTC.
The HTC staff that manages this HTC Facebook page will do their best to respond as needed to general questions or concerns but will not respond publicly to, and reserve the right to remove any posts with specific or personal questions that are posted on the site. Please contact us directly at our center should you have personal medical questions, or specific questions about a bleeding or clotting disorder or pediatric stroke.
We ask that you pro-actively protect your health information and be aware that the best place for your medical questions to be answered is with your physician. This request does not preclude your choice to share information about your own health online, but we at the HTC will not diagnose, treat or refer direct medical advice on our social media platforms. Any social media pages, platforms or other social media involvement the HTC may have, including our website, are not for communications of an urgent or life threatening nature. Please contact your physician for medical care or call 9-1-1 for emergency care.