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HONcode status
 
Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
Samaritan Health Services' Medical Library Gateway
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:Samaritan Health Services' Medical Library Gateway
Web address:http://www.samlib.com/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct461679
Date of initial review: 09 May 2009
Validity of certificate07 Sep 2011 - Sep 2013
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014

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.

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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
Murray Memorial Library Staff:



Kenneth H. Willer, MLS Manager - Library Services for Samaritan Health Services
Stefani Sackinger – Librarian




Stanley K. Davis Library Staff:

Douglas Hambley, MLIS - Librarian

These web site pages are regularly updated and the links are periodically verified using an online link-checker as well as manually by the library staff

  (07 Sep 2011) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
The mission of the hospital-sponsored web portal is to support the clinical management, research, and educational information needs within our network of Oregon hospitals, physicians and senior care facilities serving the needs of the people in the mid-Willamette Valley and the Central Oregon Coast
  (07 Sep 2011) - Link

Audience:
The mission of the hospital-sponsored web portal is to support the clinical management, research, and educational information needs within our network of Oregon hospitals, physicians and senior care facilities serving the needs of the people in the mid-Willamette Valley and the Central Oregon Coast
  (07 Sep 2011) - Link

Purpose of the website
It is our belief that empowered people can better manage personal health with access to a wide range of comprehensive, authoritative, trusted health information. Information presented does not necessarily represent or imply approval or recommendation by Samaritan Health Services, your doctor, or other health care provider
  (07 Sep 2011) - Link

3. Confidentiality

Privacy

Samaritan Health Services and its Library staff are committed to maintaining a web site that protects the individual’s right to privacy. We do not require personal information from our visitors, nor do we collect any personally identifying information (name, email address, Social Security number, or other unique identifier) unless you knowingly provide it. Likewise, we do not give, sell, or transfer any personal information to a third party except as might be required by law.

  (07 Sep 2011) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Page Last Updated: February 17, 2010
  (07 Sep 2011) - Link

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

6. User support and adequation
Contact a Samaritan Health Services Librarian
  (07 Sep 2011) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
Advertising is not a source of revenue for this web site. Medical sites that we link to may have clearly marked advertising and to that end, we are not opposed to it as their source of funding. As a direct part of Samaritan Health Services, our main financial support is from the health system and its affiliates.
Information presented does not necessarily represent or imply approval or recommendation by Samaritan Health Services and the administrator of these web site pages.
  (07 Sep 2011) - Link

8. Advertising policy
Advertising is not a source of revenue for this web site.
  (07 Sep 2011) - Link

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