Certificate of compliance

Health InfoNet of Alabama

is in compliance with the HONcode

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16 Years

Certificate validity: valid until Feb 2018

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Date of initial review:

13 Jun 2000

Certificate validity:

valid until Feb 2018

Date of last visit:

01 Mar 2017
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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.

Kay Hogan Smith, Professor and Coordinator of Public and Community Health Information Services at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Libraries has edited the site content since it began in 1999.

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Check with your doctor or other healthcare provider before acting on any health information obtained by this or any other web site or service! Only a licensed health practitioner who has a complete medical history of an individual can advise that person in health decisions. Please do not mistake the information provided by Health InfoNet of Alabama for specific health advice - these resources are for general information only.

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Health InfoNet of Alabama makes every effort to ensure that the information available on our Web site is accessible to all. If you use special adaptive equipment to access the Web and encounter problems when using our site, please let us know. Be sure to include in your message, along with a description of the problem, the URL of the page where you encountered the problem.

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he libraries are supported in this effort by the Alabama Public Library Service (APLS) and the Alabama Health Libraries Association (ALHeLA). The State Health Planning and Development Agency (SHPDA) and National Library of Medicine also played key roles in developing the online database of health services around the state. An advisory committee of librarians, practicing health professionals, health organization representatives and other interested parties provides guidance for the project directors in administering Health InfoNet.

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The Health InfoNet web site does not host any form of advertisements.

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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