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HONcode status
 
Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
InteliHealth
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:InteliHealth
Web address:http://www.intelihealth.com/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct325531
Date of initial review: 07 Sep 1999
Validity of certificate23 Mar 2012 - Mar 2014
Date of last visit23 Mar 2012

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
To do this, we primarily rely on the expertise of our academic partners, Harvard Medical School and Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. Before material created by us is posted on our site, medical professionals who serve on the editorial board of this institution review the material for medical accuracy. Our site also contains material created by Harvard Medical School, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, news services (such as The Associated Press), government agencies (such as the National Institutes of Health), non-profit organizations (such as the Arthritis Foundation) and other content partners (such as the Merriam-Webster Medical Dictionary).
http://www.intelihealth.com/IH/ihtIH/WSIHW000/356/34812/301932.html?d=dmtContent
Editorial Board of Harvard Medical School for InteliHealth

Information provided by Harvard Medical School
Core Editorial Board


Howard LeWine, M.D., Howard LeWine, M.D., is chief editor of Internet Publishing at Harvard Health Publications. He is recognized as an outstanding clinician and teacher and is a recipient of the Internal Medicine Teacher of the Year award at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. LeWine continues to practice Internal Medicine; most recently he became a hospitalist after practicing primary care for over 20 years.


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2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
The mission of the Aetna InteliHealth website is to provide consumer-friendly health information to empower people to live healthier lives.
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Audience:
empower people to live healthier lives
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Purpose of the website
The information should not be considered complete and should not be used in place of a visit, call, consultation or advice of your doctor or other health care provider. The Service does not recommend the self-management of health problems. Information obtained by using the Service is not exhaustive and does not cover all diseases, ailments, physical conditions or their treatment. Should you have any health care-related questions, please call or see your doctor or other health care provider promptly. You should never disregard medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have...  (14 Jan 2012) - Link

3. Confidentiality
Aetna InteliHealth® Privacy PolicyIntroduction
Registration
Security Of Information
Changing Or Deleting Your Personal Information
Privacy Concerns
E-Mails
Discussion Boards Cookies
IP Addresses
Surveys, Questionnaires And Polls
Contests
Children
Search Functions
Leaving Aetna InteliHealth
Effect of Privacy Policy

Introduction

Aetna InteliHealth is a leader in setting ethical standards for Internet consumer health websites. We present this policy to give you a clear understanding of how we...
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
We want you to know the source of the material you are viewing on our site. You can find this source information on all material. These are the types of source identifications you will see, either at the top or the bottom of the material:


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Last updated March 30, 2009
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5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
General questions and comments:
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
Aetna InteliHealth is a subsidiary of Aetna and is funded by Aetna to the extent not funded by revenues from operations.
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8. Advertising policy
We believe it is important for you to distinguish advertisements and offers from Aetna InteliHealth's consumer health information. From time to time when we run advertisements for products or services that are offered through Aetna, they are clearly labeled with the word "Advertisement." This label runs along the top or the side of the box in which it appears.
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Aetna InteliHealth occasionally runs advertisements for Aetna products and services on the website.

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We believe it is important for you to distinguish advertisements and offers from Aetna InteliHealth's consumer health information. From time to time when we run advertisements for products or services that are offered through Aetna, they are clearly labeled with the word "Advertisement." This label runs along the top or the side of the box in which it appears.
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