Certificate of compliance


is in compliance with the HONcode

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11 Years

Certificate validity: valid until Nov 2017

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Date of initial review:

31 May 2005

Certificate validity:

valid until Nov 2017

Date of last visit:

26 Oct 2018
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

All the details about Editorial process are mentionned in this page. Members of the A.D.A.M. Medical Review Board are listed .

Editorial Policy
In order to produce and maintain high quality in all products, A.D.A.M.has continually supported and refined its editorial process. An overview of this process is provided below. The process covers all content A.D.A.M. develops textually as well as its award-winning visuals.

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The information provided by A.D.A.M. should not be used during any medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed physician should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Call 911 for all medical emergencies.

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We are A.D.A.M., with our head office located at 1 Ebix Way, Johns Creek, Georgia 30097 (referred to as “us”, “our”, “we”, “Company”, “A.D.A.M.”). We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide to us when you visit the A.D.A.M.
A.D.A.M. website located at www.adam.com, (the “Website”) (collectively, the “Services”) or its eLearning Programs, and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing such information. This Privacy Policy applies to information we collect: (i) through our Services, (ii) in text and electronic messages between you and our Services. This Privacy Policy does not apply to any information collected by us offline or via third-party sites that may be accessed through hyperlinks on our Services.

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Last updated: 01/26/16

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This principle is not applicable to this site 

Please feel free to contact us at any time, whether you have a question, concern, or comment.

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A.D.A.M. is a business unit of Ebix, Inc. and is a NASDAQ-traded public company based in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Conflict of Interest Policy
All Medical Review Board physicians working on an A.D.A.M. project are required to disclose conflict-of-interest affiliations with any organization, pharmaceutical company, or medical device company when signing a consulting agreement to work with A.D.A.M. All physicians must also disclose any conflict-of-interest affiliations when they agree to an assignment.
A.D.A.M.’s Medical Director evaluates any potential conflict of interest disclosed by a physician, and makes a decision whether or not to continue using the physician. If conflict of interest is determined, the physician will be reassigned or steps will be taken to rectify the situation.

A.D.A.M. does not accept advertising from outside parties to be displayed either on the www.adam.com web site, the demonstration web site, the online store located on the www.adam.com web site, or in the A.D.A.M. licensed content.
A.D.A.M. does not place advertisements in our content, nor do we generate any revenue from advertising or sponsorships. Clients who license our content may place advertising on the individual content pages, and may use words, design, or placement to differentiate this from their A.D.A.M. licensed content. The client has the ability to decide how to differentiate between A.D.A.M. licensed content and sponsored content.

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The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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The HONcode's significance

The Health On the Net (HON) certificate guarantees that this website complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation's Code of Conduct at the date indicated above. The persons responsible for the site commit to maintaining its compliance with the HONcode principles for the duration of the site's certification.

However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

Under no circumstances shall the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or the inability to use HONcode-certified websites. Similarly, the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) shall not be held liable for the content of such certified websites or any other website accessible via a hypertext link or through third-party information.

Those responsible for the certified website are responsible for the content of the website unless otherwise provided by law.

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