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HONcode status
Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
National Jewish Health
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:National Jewish Health
Web address:http://www.njhealth.org/
Mirror address(es):http://www.njc.org/ http://www.nationaljewish.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct428619
Date of initial review: 04 May 1998
Validity of certificate21 Mar 2012 - Mar 2014
Date of last visit21 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
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
Further information can be found at 'Editorial Review Process' page.
Editorial Review Process
In order to maintain accurate and up-to-date health information at njhealth.org, we have partnered with our faculty physicians, nurses and other health professionals to form an editorial review board, whose members create and review content related to the diseases we treat.
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2. Presentation of the site
The purpose of this website is to:
Provide health information
Explain our programs and services
Offer patient convenience (e.g. online bill pay, online registration, etc.)
Recruit future faculty and staff
Highlight National Jewish Health news, class and event information
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Our target audiences are:
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Purpose of the website
The National Jewish Health website is designed for educational purposes only. You should not rely on this information as a substitute for personal medical attention, diagnosis or hands-on treatment. If you are concerned about your health or that of a child, please consult your family's health provider immediately. Do not wait for a response from our professionals.
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3. Confidentiality
Website Privacy and Security
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Reviewed By Dr. Boguniewicz
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Reviewed on 12/11
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5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
A contact form is provided.
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
Make a donation
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8. Advertising policy
The National Jewish Health website does not accept paid advertising.
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