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HONcode status
 
Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
Kaiser Permanente
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:Kaiser Permanente
Web address:http://www.kaiserpermanente.org/
Mirror address(es):http://www.kponline.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct566497
Date of initial review: 16 Apr 2002
Validity of certificate29 Nov 2013 - Nov 2015
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014

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 health information on this website is either:

authored or produced by Kaiser Permanente staff
licensed from reviewed and approved outside sources
  (29 Nov 2013) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
We’ve been there for you in the past, providing health care for more than 60 years. We’re here for you today and in days to come, with our ongoing commitment to quality. And we share this tradition and commitment by reaching out to your community, and promoting health and wellness for all.
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Audience:
We’ve been there for you in the past, providing health care for more than 60 years. We’re here for you today and in days to come, with our ongoing commitment to quality. And we share this tradition and commitment by reaching out to your community, and promoting health and wellness for all.
  (29 Nov 2013) - Link

Purpose of the website

The information provided on the Websites is not a substitute for the advice of your personal physician or other qualified health care professional. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care professional with any questions you may have regarding medical symptoms or a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on the Websites.
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3. Confidentiality
Privacy statement

  (29 Nov 2013) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Reviewed by: Andrew Bertagnolli, PhD and Craig Robbins, MD, July 2013
Additional Kaiser Permanente reviewers
  (29 Nov 2013) - Link

Reviewed by: Andrew Bertagnolli, PhD and Craig Robbins, MD, July 2013
Additional Kaiser Permanente reviewers
  (29 Nov 2013) - Link

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

6. User support and adequation
Contact Web manager > Questions and comments
  (29 Nov 2013) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
This website is owned and maintained by the Internet Services Group, a national department of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. (KFHP).
  (29 Nov 2013) - Link

8. Advertising policy
This website does not accept advertising from any source not affiliated with Kaiser Permanente. We may provide links to other Kaiser Permanente websites that do contain advertising.
  (29 Nov 2013) - Link

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