Certificate of compliance

Marshfield Clinic Online

is in compliance with the HONcode

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13 Years

Certificate validity: 12 Sep 2013 - Sep 2015

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Date of initial review:

24 Jun 2000

Certificate validity:

12 Sep 2013 - Sep 2015

Date of last visit:

12 Sep 2013
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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.


The Clinic was incorporated under Wisconsin law in 1916 and operates as a charitable corporation with all of its assets held in a charitable trust. It is one of only a few large independent nonprofit medical clinics in the United States. See the Marshfield Clinic history for more information.

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The information provided on our Web sites should not be viewed as medical advice or medical diagnosis of any sort. No doctor-patient relationship is established between us and you by reason of your using our Web sites or us sending you information through e-mail. Only a health care professional can provide medical advice or a medical diagnosis. The information provided on our Web sites are not designed to replace a physician’s independent judgment about the appropriateness or risks of treatment for a particular patient. If you use the health information provided on our Web sites for any self-diagnosis or self-treatment, we are not responsible for the outcome.

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Privacy Policy

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This principle is not applicable to this site 

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Website of clinic

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Marshfield Clinic neither hosts nor receives any funding for hosting advertisements or other commercial content of third parties on its websites.

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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