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Ask an Expert: Live Q&A for Healthcare Accessibility

A live Q&A for digital accessibility in the Healthcare industry, Level Access Chief Accessibility Officer Jon Avila answers questions from the audience.

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eBook: 10 Things People with Disabilities Wish Healthcare Organizations Knew

Learn what people with disabilities want healthcare organizations to know about inaccessible websites.

The 2020 State of Digital Accessibility Report
Webinar: The State of Digital Accessibility in 2020

Level Access Founder & CEO Tim Springer shares hard data and insights on digital accessibility trends, new developments, and key projections for the year ahead.

The 2020 State of Digital Accessibility Report
Industry Report: The 2020 State of Digital Accessibility

This 2020 State of Digital Accessibility Report compiles the results of this year’s survey of over 1100 professionals across industries and job roles who shared.

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Ensuring Accessible Self-Service Experiences

Self-service tablets and kiosks can be found in just about every industry, from self-check-in at the doctor’s office to self-checkout at the grocery store. Due to COVID-19, more organizations are exploring self-service options to help their customers and employees maintain physical distance whenever possible.

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Accessibility During an Outbreak: Public Safety Includes ALL Members of the Public

Amidst all the uncertainty and increased focus on public health, people will be asked to make all materials accessible. That will include: websites providing critical.

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Inaccessible Healthcare Websites: The Risk of Litigation and Patients’ Health

Original Presentation Date: January 16, 2020 We get it, healthcare providers need to comply under a lot of accessibility laws. Section 1557, Section 504, ADA.

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How Does Accessibility Impact Healthcare Patient Privacy?

If you receive funding from HHS or other federal agencies, the law requires you to make your information and communications technology accessible to people with disabilities. If you have not audited your systems for accessibility, that is a great place to start.

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Access to All, or Else: California Supreme Court Issues Unanimous Decision Affirming Equal Online Access 

Thanks to the unanimous ruling from White v. Square, slip op. at 16 (Cal. Aug. 12, 2019), a formal agreement or willingness to transact with.

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Digital Accessibility: How Smaller Healthcare Companies Can Remain Competitive with Industry Giants

If you’re a smaller healthcare company looking to scale, becoming digitally accessible to your customers is a must…and may soon no longer be an option

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Expanded for M-Enabling: The 2019 State of Digital Accessibility Report

UPDATE: The 2020 State of Digital Accessibility Report is available now! Level Access has expanded the 2019 State of Digital Accessibility Report to reveal more insights.

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Webinar: Big Organization Accessibility – Aetna Case Study

Original Presentation Date: June 13, 2019 Establishing an enterprise-wide accessibility program for a large and diverse company can be a challenging task. In this webinar,.

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Inaccessible Healthcare Websites Risk Lawsuits, As Well As Patients’ Health

Getting quality medical care is tough, but it’s even tougher when you can’t access critical information on your provider or insurance company’s website.

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Digital Accessibility in Healthcare: Section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of a variety of different classifications including on the basis.

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Webinar Series:
Best of CSUN 2019

If you weren’t able to attend the 2019 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference (or maybe you were, but had to miss some of our sessions) now you’ll be able to enjoy the same talks by industry experts from the comfort of your own desk.

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Accessibility within AR/VR: Jonathan Avila on the AT Banter podcast

I recently had the pleasure of being a guest on AT Banter: An Assistive Technology Podcast for their EPISODE 140 – Accessibility within Virtual Reality.

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Digital Accessibility Crystal Ball: Will We See Different Types of Cases in 2019 and Beyond?

With digital accessibility lawsuits at record numbers—more than 2,250 cases were filed in federal court under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act in.

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Digital Accessibility Case Filings Rebound in October/November after September Dip

While the decline in case filings in September may lead some to think the current wave of web accessibility litigation might be petering out, an.

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Over 470 Digital Accessibility Cases Filed in Q3 2018, Led By Lawsuits Against Retailers, Hotels, and Consumer Service Providers

More than 470 digital accessibility lawsuits were filed between July and September 2018, equaling 58% of total suits filed in 2017. These strong Q3 numbers.

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WCAG 2.1 Factsheet

When standards change, Level Access is here to bring clarity! Download our WCAG 2.1 Factsheet for a no-nonsense guide to the new success criteria. Contents.

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Digital Accessibility Litigation Up 24% in August 2018

If you are concerned about your organization’s risk of an ADA lawsuit, contact us for a complimentary Risk Assessment of your website. If you have already.

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Web Accessibility Litigation Targets Retail and Consumer Services, Government Agencies in July 2018

If you are concerned about your organization’s risk of an ADA lawsuit, contact us for a complimentary Risk Assessment of your website. If you have already.

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A B2B Buyer’s Crash Course in Digital Accessibility

Congrats! You have a job spending oodles of someone else’s money. But you’ve been told that you need to procure accessible technology. What exactly does.

Ducks on a Plane: Accessibility News Roundup, April 18, 2018

At Level Access, we make it our business to know what’s going on in accessibility. And since we are already scouring the web for the.

On-Demand Webinar: Q&A about Section 1557

Original Presentation Date: April 12, 2018 We know you have lots of questions about Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act and how it affects your.

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Ask an Attorney Anything About Healthcare & Section 1557!

We’re having a webinar with Kristina Launey, an attorney with Seyfarth Shaw who specializes in cases dealing with accessibility. Now’s your chance to ask her.

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Judge Rules Texas Attorney Cannot Be Disbarred for Sending Demand Letters

A judge has dismissed the Texas Commission for Lawyer Discipline’s (CFLD) complaint to disbar a Texas attorney over his practice of sending out demand letters.

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Accessibility Compliance in the Healthcare Industry: Assessing Intrinsic and Extrinsic Risks

With open enrollment in everyone’s recent past, it’s time to start thinking about a different kind of healthcare: your accessibility compliance health! In this series.

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Accessibility Compliance Health: What You Don’t Know Can Sue You

With open enrollment in everyone’s recent past, it’s time to start thinking about a different kind of healthcare: your accessibility compliance health! In this series.

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Digital Accessibility in Healthcare

Section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of a variety of different classifications including on the basis.

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Digital Accessibility in Health Care – Section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

This is the first article in a five-part series on accessibility and the Affordable Care Act. Please click here for parts two, three, four and five. .