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HONcode status
Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
American Medical Informatics Association
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:American Medical Informatics Association
Web address:http://www.amia.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct240742
Date of initial review: 17 Apr 2002
Validity of certificate29 Jan 2013 - Jan 2015
Date of last visit29 Jan 2013

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
Editorial content is prepared and reviewed by the AMIA staff

Office of the President [...]
  (29 Jan 2013) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission: http://www.amia.org/about-amia/mission-and-history
The AMIA website http://www.amia.org is a service that is intended to provide useful information for AMIA members, consumers and other interested persons, in furtherance of AMIA's mission as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation.

AMIA aims to lead the way in transforming health care through trusted science, education, and the practice of informatics. AMIA connects a broad community of professionals and students interested in informatics. AMIA is the bridge for knowledge and collaboration across a continuum, from basic and applied r...
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Audience: http://www.amia.org/about-amia/mission-and-history
AMIA members, consumers and other interested persons,
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Purpose of the website
This principle is not applicable for this site 

3. Confidentiality
Privacy Policy

AMIA protects the privacy of individual website users. AMIA does not disclose to third parties any information that may be associated with a particular individual gathered as a result of interaction with the AMIA website. AMIA does assign a cookie to each site visitor so we can identify that user each time he or she returns to the website. This cookie is used only to 1) keep track of how many unique users visit the site, and 2) assist the site's collaborative filtering software in making more accurate content recommendations.

We do not collect personal...
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Information updated December 20, 2012.
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5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
Postal address, phone, email are provided at the front page.
At the footer of every page the email of the webmaster is provided.

Contact Us
  (29 Jan 2013) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
The website is funded through AMIA member dues and other program fees.

Conflict of Interest Policy [...]
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8. Advertising policy
  (17 Jul 2012) - Link

AMIA reserves the right to accept or refuse advertising. Reference in this website to any specific commercial products, process, service, manufacturer, or company does not constitute its endorsement or recommendation by AMIA.
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advertising is clearly marked

Advertising Information
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