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HONcode status
 
Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


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


Title of the site:Emergingmed
Web address:http://www.emergingmed.com/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct849151
Date of initial review: 11 Jul 2001
Validity of certificate20 Mar 2012 - Mar 2014
Date of last visit20 Mar 2012

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.

The certified website is responsible for the content of its website, unless otherwise provided by law.

 

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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
Our Medical Advisory Board
EmergingMed works closely with distinguished physicians and clinical researchers who help our staff bring unbiased, comprehensive clinical trial information to the public. The following is a list of our oncology advisory board members: (...)
  (03 Oct 2011) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
EmergingMed's mission is to create a coordinated, seamless connection between patients, clinical trials, and physicians at exactly the right time--when a person's medical situation is perfectly aligned with a researcher's effort to find new and better treatments.
  (03 Oct 2011) - Link

Audience:
...connection between patients, clinical trials, and physicians...
  (03 Oct 2011) - Link

Purpose of the website
Visitors to this site are advised to seek professional diagnosis and treatment for any medical condition, and to discuss information obtained from this website with their healthcare provider. The information provided on EmergingMed is for educational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Medical knowledge is constantly growing and changing and differences of medical opinion exist among authorities. In view of that, and the possibility of human error, users are advised to confirm the information on the EmergingMed site with ...  (03 Oct 2011) - Link

3. Confidentiality
Our Privacy Policy
Our commitment to privacy and security is uncompromising and guides every decision we make. All information submitted to EmergingMed is password protected, confidential and secure. We will never sell or share your personal information. See our Privacy Policy for more information.
  (03 Oct 2011) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Our Medical Advisory Board Top
EmergingMed works closely with distinguished physicians and clinical researchers who help to oversee our content, policies and procedures. The following is a list of our oncology advisory board members:

  (07 Dec 2009) - Link

Date Last Updated : Tuesday, January 18, 2011
  (03 Oct 2011) - Link

5. Justification of claims
6. User support and adequation
An email, a telephone and a mailing address are provided.
Contact us
  (03 Oct 2011) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
How We Get Paid
EmergingMed's clinical trial matching, referral, and navigation services are provided free of charge to patients and physicians searching for clinical trials. EmergingMed receives monthly subscription fees for providing phone-based and/or web-based clinical trial information services for many organizations including patient advocacy groups, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, medical centers and groups of health care providers. EmergingMed is never paid for enrolling a patient in a trial.
Sponsorship
EmergingMed is a private company incorporated in De...
  (03 Oct 2011) - Link

8. Advertising policy
Sponsorship Top
EmergingMed is a private company incorporated in Delaware with headquarters at 247 W. 30th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY, 10001. The funding to create and expand our services has come from the Company's founders, angel investors, and six venture capital firms. To ensure that our services remain unbiased and impartial, EmergingMed has chosen not to accept investments from pharmaceutical or biotechnology companies.
  (16 Nov 2011) - Link

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