Certificate of compliance

Patient Education Institute

is in compliance with the HONcode

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17 Years

Certificate validity: valid until Jan 2021

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Date of initial review:

04 Oct 2002

Certificate validity:

valid until Jan 2021

Date of last visit:

06 Jan 2020

Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.


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You agree that the Website is for informational purposes only and its Content is general information and NOT medical advice. Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or medical treatment.

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Privacy Policy​

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Privacy Policy​

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This principle is not applicable to this site 

Let's Connect

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Funding of the Website
This Website is developed, maintained and funded by the Patient Education Institute. The revenues of PEI are earned from (a) licensing its health education software, X-Plain, to its clients; (b) royalties from partners and value-added resellers; (c) from services related to hosting, integration, customization, and documentation of the licensed software, X-Plain; and (d) from advertisement revenues on X-Plain Lite.

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These licensees do not have any influence regarding the Content of X-Plain unless one of the licensee’s professional healthcare staff is a member of the Medical Advisory Board.

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Our X-Plain Lite website hosts Google sponsored ads and links. We do not control the Google ads’ content. Our X-Plain Lite website hosts words and banners advertising.

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The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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The HONcode's significance

The Health On the Net (HON) certificate guarantees that this website complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation's Code of Conduct at the date indicated above. The persons responsible for the site commit to maintaining its compliance with the HONcode principles for the duration of the site's certification.

However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

Under no circumstances shall the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or the inability to use HONcode-certified websites. Similarly, the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) shall not be held liable for the content of such certified websites or any other website accessible via a hypertext link or through third-party information.

Those responsible for the certified website are responsible for the content of the website unless otherwise provided by law.

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