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HONcode status
Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
Akron General Medical Center
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:Akron General Medical Center
Web address:http://www.akrongeneral.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct118164
Date of initial review: 12 Aug 2001
Validity of certificate15 Jan 2012 - Jan 2014
Date of last visit21 Feb 2012
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This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy

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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

Although measures such as a complaint mechanism, the periodical review and the automatic surveillance mechanisms are put in place to guarantee the compliance of the certified website with the ethical principles of HON as much as possible, incidental inaccuracies cannot be completely excluded. In no event the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) can be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use HON certified websites nor can the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for the content of these certified websites, including, but not limited to the information of third-parties or hyperlinks accessible via HON certified websites.

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
Online Medical Reviewer: Jones, Niya, MD
Online Medical Reviewer: Kidd, India, RN, BSN, MBA
Last Review Date: 7/18/2011
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2. Presentation of the site
The purpose of our site is to provide health consumers with information about their health, about our hospital, and to help them make informed decisions.
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The purpose of our site is to provide health consumers with information about their health, about our hospital, and to help them make informed decisions.
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Purpose of the website
The information contained on the Akron General Web Site is not to be construed as medical recommendation, or as professional advice.
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3. Confidentiality
Privacy Statement
We value the privacy of our patients and Web site users. For detailed information about your privacy, please read the information we have provided here.

Internet Privacy Policy

Notice of Privacy Practices for Patients
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Online Medical Reviewer: Berry, Judith, PhD, APRN
Online Medical Reviewer: Luks, Howard, MD
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Last Review Date: 12/7/2011
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5. Justification of claims
6. User support and adequation
Contact Us
Akron General welcomes your questions and comments.
Akron General Medical Center is proud to provide health information and care to the residents of Northeast Ohio. We encourage all of our patients, volunteers and friends to ask questions or just let us know how we are doing.

Fill out the form below or contact us at:
Akron General Medical Center
400 Wabash Avenue
Akron, Ohio 44307

Note: Akron General does not offer medical advice via email. Please visit our Health Information section for easy-to-understand ...
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
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.
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8. Advertising policy
Akron General does not accept payment for, nor does it host any type of advertising or editorial for third-parties on this Web site.
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