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HONcode status
 
Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
GeriPal
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:GeriPal
Web address:http://www.geripal.org/
Mirror address(es):http://www.geripal.com/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct419615
Date of initial review: 12 Jan 2010
Validity of certificate09 Sep 2013 - Sep 2015
Date of last visit06 Mar 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
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The editors (Alex Smith and Eric Widera)
For questions regarding the site please email Alex Smith, MD or Eric Widera, MD
  (09 Sep 2013) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

The editors (Alex Smith and Eric Widera) reserve the right to remove comments that are deemed inappropriate due to the commercial, abusive, or offensive nature of a comment. If you think your comment was deleted for inappropriate reasons, please email either Alex or Eric.
(09 Sep 2013) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
GeriPal (Geriatrics and Palliative care) is a forum for discourse, recent news and research, and freethinking commentary. Our objectives are: 1) to create an online community of interdisciplinary providers interested in geriatrics or palliative care; 2) to provide an open forum for the exchange of ideas and disruptive commentary that changes clinical practice and health care policy; and 3) to change the world.
  (09 Sep 2013) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

GeriPal (Geriatrics and Palliative care) is a forum for discourse, recent news and research, and freethinking commentary. Our objectives are: 1) to create an online community of interdisciplinary providers interested in geriatrics or palliative care; 2) to provide an open forum for the exchange of ideas and disruptive commentary that changes clinical practice and health care policy; and 3) to change the world. We aim to be inclusive. We welcome the perspectives of generalists, specialists, gerontologists, palliative care clinicians, and anyone else interested in care of the elderly or palliat... (25 Jan 2011) - Link

Audience:
GeriPal (Geriatrics and Palliative care) is a forum for discourse, recent news and research, and freethinking commentary. Our objectives are: 1) to create an online community of interdisciplinary providers interested in geriatrics or palliative care; 2) to provide an open forum for the exchange of ideas and disruptive commentary that changes clinical practice and health care policy; and 3) to change the world.
  (09 Sep 2013) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

We aim to be inclusive. We welcome the perspectives of generalists, specialists, gerontologists, palliative care clinicians, and anyone else interested in care of the elderly or palliative care. Anyone who wants to comment on a post is welcome -- just click the comment tab
(25 Jan 2011) - Link

Purpose of the website Footer
 
The information provided on GeriPal is designed to complement, not replace, the relationship between a patient and and his/her own medical providers.
  (09 Sep 2013) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

The information provided on GeriPal is designed to complement, not replace, the relationship between a patient and and his/her own medical providers.
(09 Sep 2013) - Link

3. Confidentiality
All email addresses collected by GeriPal for feed distribution will be kept confidential and will never be used for commercial reasons
  (09 Sep 2013) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

No confidential patient information should be placed on GeriPal, nor should any confidential information be placed in the comments.
(25 Jan 2011) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
by: Eric Widera

  (09 Sep 2013) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Posted by Alex Smith
(25 Jan 2011) - Link

Monday, May 27, 2013
When Not to Follow an Advance Directive
  (09 Sep 2013) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Friday, January 21, 2011
(25 Jan 2011) - Link

5. Justification of claims
ll opinions expressed on this website are solely those of its authors & do not reflect the opinions of any academic institution or medical center.
  (25 Jan 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

ll opinions expressed on this website are solely those of its authors & do not reflect the opinions of any academic institution or medical center.

(25 Jan 2011) - Link

6. User support and adequation
. For questions regarding the site please email Alex Smith, MD or Eric Widera, MD
  (09 Sep 2013) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

For questions regarding the site please email Alex Smith, MD (aksmith@ucsf.edu) or Eric Widera, MD (eric.widera@ucsf.edu)

(25 Jan 2011) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
For the collaborative platform:

GeriPal was created with the support of the Division of Geriatrics at the University of California, San Francisco.

(25 Jan 2011) - Link

8. Advertising policy
This web site does not accept advertisements.
  (09 Sep 2013) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

This web site does not accept advertisements.

(25 Jan 2011) - Link

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