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HONcode status
 
Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
Patient Power
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:Patient Power
Web address:http://www.patientpower.info
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct375232
Date of initial review: 24 Aug 2008
Validity of certificate08 Nov 2011 - Nov 2013
Date of last visit03 Dec 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.

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.

The certified website is responsible for the content of its website, unless otherwise provided by law.

 

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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
The responsible for this site is not a healthcare professional. The names and qualifications of the healthcare professionals contributing to the preparation of the information are provided.
Patient PowerŪ is a service of Patient Power, LLC, based in Seattle and founded by two health communications pioneers, Andrew and Esther Schorr.

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2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
Patient PowerŪ is a service of Patient Power, LLC, based in Seattle and founded by two health communications pioneers, Andrew and Esther Schorr. They previously founded HealthTalk, a leader in support for people with chronic illnesses and cancer. Patient PowerŪ is devoted to helping you and your family through knowledge, to get the best medicine and return to good health.
These programs feature top medical experts and inspiring patients from some of America's leading medical institutions.
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Audience:
for people with chronic illnesses and cancer.
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Purpose of the website
Patient Power is not engaged in rendering medical or similar professional services or advice via this web platform, http://www.patientpower.info, and the information provided is not intended to replace medical advice offered by a physician.

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3. Confidentiality
Privacy Policy
This policy explains how Patient Power achieves that goal and gives you details of our privacy practices, including a) what information we collect about you when you use this web platform; b) how the information will be used or disclosed; and c) your rights with respect to our collection and use of your data.
  (08 Nov 2011) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
EXPERTS & GUESTS:
Maciej Mrugala, MD, PhD, MP
Daniel Silbergeld, M.D.
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Recorded on 7/12/2011
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5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
Contact form provided

Feel free to write to us at

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7. Disclosure of funding sources
Financial support for this effort comes from Andrew and Esther's own funds and sponsors who we appreciate but have no editorial control.
Financial support for this effort comes from Andrew and Esther's own funds and sponsors who we appreciate but have no editorial control.
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8. Advertising policy
Advertisement
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In each case, while we may accept suggestions for guests and topics to be covered, Patient Power remains in control of the content..

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Display advertising on PatientPower.info is designated by the word "advertisement" displayed adjacent to the ad.
  (03 Dec 2011) - Link

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