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HONcode status
Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
Greater Hazleton Health Alliance
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:Greater Hazleton Health Alliance
Web address:http://www.ghha.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct186287
Date of initial review: 30 Nov 2007
Validity of certificate08 Jul 2011 - Jul 2013
Date of last visit25 Jul 2011

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

HONcode status
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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
It is the website of a hospital.
HPS Physicians
  (08 Jul 2011) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Hazleton General Hospital is organized as a community, nonprofit corporation serving the health care needs in the Greater Hazleton area. The hospital provides emergency, diagnostic and therapeutic medical services; conducts educational programs for medical and professional staff and the public; and delivers these programs and services with compassion and appropriate standard of quality. The home health department is committed to providing compassionate, patient-centered quality healthcare services, focusing on physical as well as emotional, social, and economic needs; and to the ongoing devel...  (08 Jul 2011) - Link

Physician Directory - Visitor information
  (08 Jul 2011) - Link

Purpose of the website
The contents of the GHHA web site, such as text, graphics, images, information obtained from GHHA's licensors, and other material contained on the GHHA.ORG web site ("Content") are for informational purposes only and does not render medical advice or professional services. The information provided through this Web site should not be used for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease. It is not a substitute for professional care. If you have or suspect you may have a health problem, you should consult your health care provider. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in s...  (08 Jul 2011) - Link

3. Confidentiality
Website Privacy Policy
  (08 Jul 2011) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated


5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
Postal address and phones and an email address provided
Contact & Email the Greater Hazleton Health Alliance
  (08 Jul 2011) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
It is the website of a hospital.
Welcome to Hazleton General Hospital, a member of the Greater Hazleton Health Alliance.
  (08 Jul 2011) - Link

8. Advertising policy
The Greater Hazleton Health Alliance does not host any advertisments on this site.
  (02 Mar 2010) - Link

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