en | fr | de | sp | it | du | ru | pr
HONcode status
 
Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
Virtua Health
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:Virtua Health
Web address:http://www.virtua.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct717193
Date of initial review: 26 Sep 2001
Validity of certificate11 Apr 2012 - Apr 2014
Date of last visit11 Apr 2012
   Show the HONcode seal on this site

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
HONcode status

Follow us on
Follow me on Twitter  Find us on Facebook

 


Speed access of ethical health information online is critical.

Help us in our mission:


Do you think the site is not respecting the HONcode? Do not hesitate to report a claim on this site

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.

 

>> More information about the HONcode?

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
http://www.virtua.org/about/board-of-trustees-and-senior-executives/default.aspx
Unless otherwise noted, Virtua can be considered the author of the content on this site. All medical information is reviewed by an appropriate physician and all content is approved by the Director of Internet Marketing.

Board of Trustees
Senior Executives
Medical Staffs:
Virtua South (Berlin, Marlton, and Voorhees): Medical staff officers, department chairs, section chiefs
Virtua North (Memorial): Medical staff officers, department/section chiefs

  (21 Mar 2012) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
Funding for this web site (www.virtua.org) is provided by Virtua, a non-profit 501C organization. Unless otherwise noted, Virtua can be considered the author of the content on this site. All medical information is reviewed by an appropriate physician and all content is approved by the Director of Internet Marketing. Many of the photos of our patients and employees were taken by Donna Connor. We do not sell personal information, such as e-mail addresses. Please note that this site does not accept any advertising.

Please read our Privacy S...
  (21 Mar 2012) - Link

Audience:
patients
  (21 Mar 2012) - Link

Purpose of the website
THE SITE DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. The contents of the Virtua Site, such as text, graphics, images, information obtained from Virtua's licensors, and business partners and other material ("Content") contained on the Virtua Site 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....  (21 Mar 2012) - Link

3. Confidentiality
Privacy Statement

Thank you for visiting the Virtua Web Site and reviewing our privacy policy. Here is how we handle information about your visit to Virtua:

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the web site, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:
1.The Internet domain (for ex...
  (21 Mar 2012) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Parkinson's Disease
References

Lang AE. When and how should treatment be started in Parkinson disease? Neurology. 2009;72(7 Suppl):S39-43.

Weaver FM, Follett K, Stern M, et al. Bilateral deep brain stimulation vs best medical therapy for patients with advanced Parkinson disease: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2009;301(1):63-73.

Zesiewicz TA, Sullivan KL, Arnulf I, Chaudhuri KR, Morgan JC, Gronseth GS, et al. Practice Parameter: treatment of nonmotor symptoms of Parkinson disease: report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American A...
  (21 Mar 2012) - Link

Review Date: 5/6/2011

  (21 Mar 2012) - Link

5. Justification of claims
Eyelid Lift
Description
Why the Procedure is Performed
Risks
After the Procedure
Outlook (Prognosis)
References
  (21 Mar 2012) - Link

6. User support and adequation
Phone numbers
E-mail addresses
Forward technical questions regarding this site directly to the webmaster.
Corporate Office main mailing address

  (21 Mar 2012) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
Funding for this web site (www.virtua.org) is provided by Virtua, a non-profit 501C organization.
  (21 Mar 2012) - Link

8. Advertising policy
Advertisements and Links to Other Sites
Virtua does not endorse the content on any third-party web sites. Virtua is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites, sites framed within the Virtua Site, or third-party advertisements, and does not make any representations regarding their content or accuracy. Your use of third-party web sites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such sites. Virtua does not endorse any product advertised on the Virtua Site.
  (21 Mar 2012) - Link

HONcode status

You have your own website ? Ask for the certification!

Download the free HONcode Toolbar! Search to the HON database of certified websites.
Download the free HONcode Toolbar: Automatic verification of the certification status of health/medical websites.



Principles Search HONcode sites © Health On the Net Foundation