Certificate of compliance

Akron General Medical Center

is in compliance with the HONcode

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14 Years

Certificate validity: 06 Nov 2015 - Nov 2016

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HONcode identification number:


Date of initial review:

12 Aug 2001

Certificate validity:

06 Nov 2015 - Nov 2016

Date of last visit:

18 Nov 2015
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

Information that appears on this Web site has been authored by the Marketing Communications Department of Akron General Medical Center in conjunction with clinical departments and licensed medical professionals. The information presented on Akron General's Web site is not to be construed as medical recommendation, or as professional medical advice.

(06 Nov 2015) - Link

The information contained on the Akron General Web Site is not to be construed as medical recommendation, or as professional advice. Neither the authors, Akron General, its affiliates or agents, or any other party involved in the preparation or publication of the works presented is responsible for any errors or omissions in information provided on the Akron General Web Site or any other results obtained from the use of such information. Readers are encouraged to confirm the information contained herein with other reliable sources and to direct any questions concerning personal health care to licensed physicians or other appropriate health care professionals.

(05 Nov 2015) - Link

Privacy Policy - Information Collection and Use
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is not linked to any personally identifiable information while visiting the Akron General Medical Center site. Once users close their browser, cookies simply terminate. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to further develop our Website. Akron General Medical Center never uses cookies to retrieve information from your computer that was not originally sent in a cookie. Except as described in this Policy. Currently we use Google Analytics to analyze the audience of the website and improve our content. No personal information is collected from Google Analytics, however, you may choose to block data collection. Visit Google Analytics to learn how.
Akron General Medical Center is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share or lease this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this policy. Akron General does not sell any customer lists or e-mail addresses.

(18 Nov 2015) - Link

The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.

Online Medical Reviewer: Hanrahan, John, MD
Online Medical Reviewer: MMI board-certified, academically affiliated clinician
Date Last Reviewed: 11/5/2013
- See more at: akrongeneral.staywellsolutionsonline.com/Library/TestsProcedures/Cardiovascular/92,P08292#sthash.CzjO8BAR.dpuf

(30 Oct 2014) - Link

Online Medical Reviewer: Foster, Sara, RN, MPH
Online Medical Reviewer: MMI board-certified, academically affiliated clinician
Date Last Reviewed: 4/16/2014

(06 Nov 2015) - Link

This principle is not applicable to this site 

Akron General Medical Center
1 Akron General Avenue (formerly 400 Wabash Avenue)
Akron, Ohio 44307

(05 Nov 2015) - Link

Funding for this Web Site is provided by Akron General Health System as a service to our community and for marketing purposes. No third-party or external source funding is accepted.

(05 Nov 2015) - Link

Akron General does not accept payment for, nor does it host any type of advertising or editorial for third-parties on this Web site. All content and graphics hosted on the Web site are meant for informational purposes or fall under our policy above: "Use of External Links and Logos on Our Site."

The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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The HONcode's significance

The Health On the Net (HON) certificate guarantees that this website complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation's Code of Conduct at the date indicated above. The persons responsible for the site commit to maintaining its compliance with the HONcode principles for the duration of the site's certification.

However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

Under no circumstances shall the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or the inability to use HONcode-certified websites. Similarly, the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) shall not be held liable for the content of such certified websites or any other website accessible via a hypertext link or through third-party information.

Those responsible for the certified website are responsible for the content of the website unless otherwise provided by law.

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