Medical Infomatics along with our website services provider Your Practice Online is committed to making our website available to as many people as possible by meeting the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). We make every effort to ensure website-based communications are accessible to those with visual, hearing, cognitive, and motor impairments.
We acknowledge that internet users with disabilities can find websites difficult to use. We recognize this important issue, and take necessary steps to ensure that our website is accessible in accordance with known guidelines framed by industry-standard techniques, to provide an acceptable level of ADA accessibility for website users. These include, but are not limited to, the characteristics of usability of screen reader users, keyboard-only users, and users with impaired hearing and vision.
To help us make our website a positive place for everyone, we've been using the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. These guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities, and user friendly for everyone. The guidelines have three levels of accessibility (A, AA and AAA). We’ve chosen Level AA as the target for our website and help our users with the following features.
- Provide text alternatives for any non-text content so that it can be changed into other forms people need, such as large print, braille, speech, symbols or simpler language.
- Provide alternatives for time-based media.
- Create content that can be presented in different ways (e.g., with a simpler layout) without losing information or structure.
- Make it easier for users to see and hear content by, among other things, separating foreground from background.
- Make all functionality available from a keyboard, provide users with sufficient time to read and use content, not design content in a way that is known to cause seizures and provide ways to help users navigate, find content and determine where they are on the website.
- Make text content readable and understandable to web navigation tools.
- Make web pages appear and operate in predictable ways.
- Maximize compatibility with assistive technologies on user computers and devices.