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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


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


Title of the site:The Heart
Web address:http://www.theheart.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct159698
Date of initial review: 23 Nov 1999
Validity of certificate24 May 2011 - May 2013
Date of last visit29 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



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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.

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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.

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1. Information must be authoritative
Rédacteur en chef
Pr Ph Gabriel Steg
Service de cardiologie
Hôpital Bichat
Université de Paris-VII, Denis Diderot
Haut de la page
Comité scientifique
Étienne Aliot
CHU de Brabois, Nancy, France

Jean-Pierre Bassand
CHU Jean Minjoz, Besançon, France

Michel E Bertrand
Hôpital Cardiologique, Lille, France

Pierre Coste
Hôpital Cardiologique du Haut-Lévêque, Pessac, France

Yves Cottin
Hôpital du Bocage, CHU Dijon, Dijon, France

Nicolas Danchin
Hôpital Europé...
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For the collaborative platform:

Forum
Bienvenue sur le forum de theheart.org édition française, animé par le Dr Jean-Luc Breda, cardiologue à Paris. Les discussions entre prestataires de santé, cliniciens et chercheurs reflètent notre objectif commun de diminuer la morbidité et la mortalité cardiovasculaires dans le monde. Nous vous invitons à déclarer vos nom et affiliations lorsque vous intervenez, en particulier si vous travaillez pour l'industrie. Vous ne pouvez citer ou re-publier du contenu sans l'autorisation de l'auteur ou de theheart.org.

Le forum de theheart.org édition française se veut un lieu...
(24 May 2011) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
Le site theheart.org comporte une foule de renseignements, y compris des articles, des références, des outils, de la formation continue pour les professionnels de la santé et de la publicité. N’oubliez jamais que tous les renseignements qui figurent sur theheart.org s’adressent à des adultes qui sont des professionnels de la santé autorisés. Nous espérons qu’ils vous seront utiles, mais ils ne devraient jamais se substituer à votre jugement clinique comme professionnel de la santé.
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Audience:
Le site theheart.org comporte une foule de renseignements, y compris des articles, des références, des outils, de la formation continue pour les professionnels de la santé et de la publicité. N’oubliez jamais que tous les renseignements qui figurent sur theheart.org s’adressent à des adultes qui sont des professionnels de la santé autorisés. Nous espérons qu’ils vous seront utiles, mais ils ne devraient jamais se substituer à votre jugement clinique comme professionnel de la santé.
  (21 May 2011) - Link

Purpose of the website
Auditoire
Notre auditoire est constitué de cardiologues et autres professionnels de la santé (tels que les infirmiers et les techniciens de laboratoires), et de médecins traitants. L’accès à theheart.org est gratuit pour les professionnels de la santé, les représentants des médias et les bibliothécaires médicaux.
  (21 May 2011) - Link

3. Confidentiality
WebMD understands how important the privacy of personal information is to our customers. WebMD is committed to honoring your privacy, and to offering special protections for any personal health information you choose to share with us. The document you are reading is our Privacy Policy for our Web sites that are accessible by physicians, nurses and healthcare professionals, and it describes what information we may collect about you, what uses we may make of it, how you can tell us what to do with your information, and what precautions we take against unauthorized access or use of your informat...  (21 May 2011) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Références

Karjalainen P. A prospective randomized and multicentre trial comparing Titan-2 BAS and XienceV stent : the BASE-ACS trial. Late breaking trial mardi 17 mai 2011.
Hofma S.H. XAMI : randomised multicenter trial comparing first generation sirolimus with second generation everolimus DES in acute myocardial infarction. Late breaking trial mardi 17 mai 2011


  (24 May 2011) - Link

Actualités
Nous indiquons les dates de publication et de mises à jour.
  (24 May 2011) - Link

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

6. User support and adequation
Contact

Bureau
theheart.org / WebMD
390, rue Guy, bureau 109
Montréal, QC Canada H3J 1S6
Tél: 514.931.5434
Fax: 514.931.5362
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Directrice de la rédaction
Dr Catherine Desmoulins

Vente et publicité
Jennifer Blum


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7. Disclosure of funding sources
theheart.org (www.theheart.org) is owned and operated by WebMD, Inc. theheart.org is one of our Web Sites for physicians and allied health care professionals. When we refer to ourselves as "we" or "theheart.org", we mean our company, WebMD, Inc., including any subsidiary we control (for example, a subsidiary we own).

 

8. Advertising policy
Advertising spaces such as banners and badges are clearly marked
  (21 May 2011) - Link

any content provided by an advertising sponsor is clearly marked as such, and is physically separated from editorial content
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At theheart.org, we have always clearly separated the editorial content and process from advertising.
  (24 May 2011) - Link

We are also selective in the advertising we accept. Our advertising policies are as follows:

* We will clearly distinguish advertising from health information content, using identifying words, design, or placement. We will design theheart.org.com to avoid confusion between advertising and health information content.
* It is the responsibility of the advertiser to comply with the laws and regulations of the United States of America, the country in which the site is based. This includes pharmaceutical advertising to physicians that must be in compliance with FDA guide...
 

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