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> July 2010  

 

> In this issue...
Independent study on the impact of certification on the content of websites of 10 common orthopaedic sports medicine diagnosis

On July 19, 2010, the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery published a study conducted by the independent research team of Starman et al. at the Carolinas Medical Center and OrthoCarolina Sports Medicine Center in North Carolina. They used the HONcode to assess the quality and contents of 154 orthopaedic sports medicine websites. Different types of websites were selected: academic, commercial, health professional or personal.

More information here.


HON survey on Internet use for health/medical purpose

Last time we informed you of our survey about the use of Internet in the health domain.

We thank the nearly 300 who have already answered, as well as the webmasters promoting our survey. There is still time to answer here!

We need your support to promote the survey in order to collect 500 responses.

Survey 2010

As webmasters you can help us to promote this survey on your website.
To do so please add this HTML code to your website:

<a href="http://www.hon.ch/cgi-bin/Survey2010/quest.pl"><img src="http://services.hon.ch/Survey/Survey2010/survey-logo1.jpg" alt="Survey about the evolution of Internet use for health purposes" title="Survey about the evolution of Internet use for health purposes" width="160" height="100" border="1" /></a>


Health Information System Working Conference

HON is participating in this event, which will take place in Le Franschhoek (near Cape Town, South Africa) on September 10th-12th. For more information click here


MedInfo 2010 Conference

HON is participating in this event. Cape Town, South Africa will host the 13th International Congress on Medical Informatics from the 13 - 16 of September 2010. This will be the first time MEDINFO is held in Africa. It promises to boost exposure to grassroots healthcare delivery and the underpinning health information systems. This will open the door to new academic partnerships in the future and help nurture a new breed of health informaticians.
HON will present the research activities of the Foundation and organise a panel on "The HONcode certification: 13 years of services for improving the quality of the health online information "

Click here to register to this congress.


eHealth Forum 2010

Attention please!!!! This conference has been cancelled. We apologize for this inconvenient.

CLick here to register. As a HONcode member, you can avail of a 20% discount!


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