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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


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


Title of the site:OrganizedWisdom
Web address:http://www.organizedwisdom.com/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct444558
Date of initial review: 30 Nov 2006
Validity of certificate15 Jun 2011 - Jun 2013
Date of last visit20 Jun 2011
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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
The site provides the list of the physicians contributing to the site.
Every day OrganizedWisdom filters through thousands of great articles, research, and resources that health and healthy living experts and advocates curate on Twitter and Facebook and organize them into digests called WisdomCards. We do this with the help of thousands of curators. Our Medical Review Board reviews each curator to make sure he or she meets our standards before being accepted.
Physician members of our Medical Review Board are board-certified and represent various specialties, enabling OrganizedWisdom to draw on a wide range of expertise. All members have considerable exper...
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2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
OrganizedWisdom®, an expert-driven platform for health and wellness, is on a mission to close the "Online Health Gap" and elevate the standard of care by inspiring all doctors and health experts to embrace the power of digital media and share their wisdom. The company aggregates, organizes, and promotes online wisdom shared across the Web by more than 5,000 vetted health and wellness experts. With this first digital mapping of health experts, OrganizedWisdom is creating a trust filter to better help people discover and connect with credible health resources.
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Audience: General public

 
OrganizedWisdom is creating a trust filter to better help people discover and connect with credible health resources.

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Purpose of the website
The contents of the OrganizedWisdom Site, such as links, text, graphics, images, information, and all other material contained on the OrganizedWisdom Site, including User Submitted Content ("Content") are for informational purposes only. The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on the Organize...  (18 Jun 2011) - Link

3. Confidentiality
The site contains a privacy policy page. In addition, contact addresses are provided for the use of not logged-in visitors requesting the correction of their information.
OrganizedWisdom tools that collect and store self-reported data allow you to correct, update or review information you have submitted by going back to the specific tool, logging-in and making the desired changes. OrganizedWisdom will update this information on the live public site immediately, but may store user submitted data (PII and/or PHI) in an active database for a period of six (6) months because we maintain backups. If you want to (1) delete your Personally Identifiable Information from our systems, (2) update the Personally Identifiable Information that you have provided to us, or (3...  (18 Jun 2011) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Contents are selected through articles available on social networks and reviewed by the medical review board listed on the site.
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Every day OrganizedWisdom filters through thousands of great articles, research, and resources that health and healthy living experts and advocates curate on Twitter and Facebook and organize them into digests called WisdomCards. We do this with the help of thousands of curators. Our Medical Review Board reviews each curator to make sure he or she meets our standards before being accepted.
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Last Updated: May 6, 2011

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5. Justification of claims
Warning : Advices about treatments come from social network sources, please see principle 4 for editorial process.

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6. User support and adequation
The site contains a form online. In addition, the privacy page also offers the possibility to contact the site. The functionality "claim your profile" permit users to have their profile corrected or removed.
Contact us

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7. Disclosure of funding sources
See also the advertising policy page : "To support this mission, we accept advertising on our sites. OrganizedWisdom is funded by the advertisements and sponsors."
OrganizedWisdom was founded in 2007 in New York City by seasoned entrepreneurs Steven Krein and Unity Stoakes. The company’s investors include leading health, technology, and business minds: Esther Dyson, Jerry Levin, Roger Ehrenberg, Linda Holliday, Jason Finger, Jeff Stewart, and Seventy Six Capital.
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8. Advertising policy
Ads are identified by the text "advertisement".
Advertisement

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We never mix content with the advertising and have a very clear designations about our advertising.

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3. We do not accept certain kinds of advertisements.

To help ensure that the advertising on our site is consistent with our mission of helping you to live your best, we have adopted certain limitations on the types of advertising that we accept.

Advertisers are prohibited from placing any advertising that:

• Contains false, deceptive, or misleading claims
• Promotes products that are illegal or whose distribution would violate the law
• Promotes betting or gambling
• Promotes pornography
• Promotes the sale of fireworks, firearms,...
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"Advertisement" or "Sponsored" is used to label the most common forms of advertising on our sites. The content of this form of advertising is controlled by the advertiser. Ads are labeled with the word "Advertisement" or "Sponsored" adjacent to the advertisement.
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