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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
The Joint Commission
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:The Joint Commission
Web address:http://www.jointcommission.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct416156
Date of initial review: 01 Sep 1998
Validity of certificate24 Apr 2012 - Apr 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.

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
Joint Commission Officers
  (24 Apr 2012) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
Our Mission: To continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value.

  (24 Apr 2012) - Link

Audience:
health care organizations
  (24 Apr 2012) - Link

Purpose of the website
This principle is not applicable for this site 

3. Confidentiality
Google Analytics
"Currently we are using Google Analytics to analyze the audience of the website and improve our content. No personal information is collected from Google Analytics. For further information visit Google Analytics,
  (18 May 2012) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Last Updated December 6, 2010
  (24 Apr 2012) - Link

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

6. User support and adequation
Contact Us
  (24 Apr 2012) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
Joint Commission Funding
The Joint Commission is a not-for-profit organization exempt from federal income taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Accreditation survey and Certification review fees account for the largest portion of the Joint Commission's total revenue.
  (24 Apr 2012) - Link

8. Advertising policy
Joint Commission Website Advertising
The Joint Commission does not accept advertising on its website.
  (24 Apr 2012) - Link

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