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HONcode status
Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
Medical Home Portal
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:Medical Home Portal
Web address:http://www.medicalhomeportal.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct317832
Date of initial review: 05 Jan 2012
Validity of certificate05 Jan 2012 - Jan 2014
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014
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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.

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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
Information on the contributing healthcare professionals and their qualifications is provided by clicking on each name.
Author: Chuck Norlin MD
  (05 Jan 2012) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
The Medical Home Portal aims to provide ready access to reliable and useful information for professionals and families to help them care and advocate for children with special health care needs (CSHCN), as partners in the Medical Home model. The long-range goal is to improve outcomes for CSHCN and their families by enhancing the availability and quality of healthcare, related services, and coordination of care.
  (05 Jan 2012) - Link

...for professionals and families...
  (05 Jan 2012) - Link

Purpose of the website
The Medical Home Portal Development Team does not provide information for or about the medical conditions of individual patients. The Portal supports partnerships between patients and their primary care providers. The information on the Portal does not replace or substitute for talking with your provider. Consult with your provider before starting, changing, or stopping any treatments or medications.
  (05 Jan 2012) - Link

3. Confidentiality
Disclaimers and Privacy Policies
The Medical Home Portal is a service of the University of Utah and exists for educational purposes only. See the University of Utah's site for more detailed information about Privacy Policies and Disclaimers. (...)
The Medical Home Portal does not collect or store medical or personal information from users. However, user tracking information (network address, pages visited, time on pages, etc.) is collected for improvement and grant reporting purposes. Information is collected using Google Analytics and server logs. Cookies may be placed on a user'...
  (05 Jan 2012) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Helpful Articles (...) Celiac Disease Module Authors (...) Page Bibliography (...)
  (05 Jan 2012) - Link

Pages are individually dated.
Content Last Updated: 2/2011
  (05 Jan 2012) - Link

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

6. User support and adequation
A Feedback form and emails are provided.
For any questions, comments, and/or suggestions about this Web site, please contact the Medical Home Portal Development Team by completing our Feedback form (available at the top of each page).
You may also contact individual members of the Medical Home Portal Development Team:
  (05 Jan 2012) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
The Medical Home Portal receives grants and other funding from charitable foundations, business organizations, and local, state, and federal government organizations. Current funding sources are listed on the Our Supporters & Partners page.
  (05 Jan 2012) - Link

8. Advertising policy
The Medical Home Portal does not host or receive funding from advertising or from the display of commercial content. Any commercial organizations or products are mentioned as examples only and do not constitute an endorsement or recommendation.
  (05 Jan 2012) - Link

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