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HONcode status
Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:EhealthConnection
Web address:http://www.ehealthconnection.com/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct383261
Date of initial review: 23 Jan 2002
Validity of certificate03 Oct 2011 - Oct 2013
Date of last visit03 Oct 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.

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
It provides authoritative, reliable content written and reviewed by an editorial board who represent a variety of specialty areas. This board reviews and evaluates all healthcare information to ensure it is accurate, reliable, and can be used with complete confidence.
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2. Presentation of the site
Our Health Information Database is provided by A.D.A.M. the leading provider of electronic and printed information for professionals and consumers in healthcare and industry.
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... for professionals and consumers in healthcare and industry.
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Purpose of the website
This information is designed for educational purposes only and is not provided as a professional service or as medical advice for specific patients. Always seek the advice of your physician or other healthcare provider before starting any new treatment or discontinuing an existing treatment. Talk with your healthcare provider about any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Nothing contained on this web site is intended to be for medical diagnosis or treatment.
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3. Confidentiality
Privacy Statement
eHealthConnection.com Privacy Policy
This eHealthConnection.com Privacy Statement describes the information gathering and dissemination practices for the eHealthConnection.com website. (...)
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
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Each page is individually dated.
Last Updated Monday, October 3, 2011
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5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
Contact us
If you would like to offer us some feedback, please fill out the form below and the appropriate person will respond to your question or concern. You can also reach us by sending an email to...
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
eHealthConnection.com is owned and operated by Catholic Healthcare Partners. It is a joint venture among nine regions within the Catholic Healthcare Partners System to develop and maintain a consumer-oriented website. ... Catholic Healthcare Partners is one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in the United States and the largest in Ohio.
  (03 Oct 2011) - Link

8. Advertising policy
The advertising is not a source of funding for ehealthconnection.com.
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