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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
Health Information Management Association of Australia
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:Health Information Management Association of Australia
Web address:http://www.himaa2.org.au/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct947479
Date of initial review: 10 Jun 2002
Validity of certificate28 Mar 2011 - Mar 2013
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014
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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
  (17 Oct 2013) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
HIMAA seeks to promote and support our members as the universally recognised specialists in information management at all levels of the healthcare system
  (17 Oct 2013) - Link

The Health Information Management Association of Australia
is the national peak body for Health Information Managers in Australia
  (17 Oct 2013) - Link

Purpose of the website
All advice and information contained on this web site is of use only to Health Information Management professionals or Health Information Management students, and scholars, researchers and academics working in the profession. We do not tender any advice which may be construed as advice on health or medically related topics.
  (17 Oct 2013) - Link

3. Confidentiality
HIMAA does not collect any personal information about users. E-mail addresses and other information will not be transmitted to third parties

  (22 Feb 2011) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
  (22 Feb 2011) - Link

Copyright 2012
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5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
Contact the HIMAA Web Services Here
  (17 Oct 2013) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
Our web site is funded by membership fees.

  (22 Feb 2011) - Link

8. Advertising policy
At no time will advertising influence editorial content.
  (28 Mar 2011) - Link

Advertising is accepted for display on the HIMAA web site as well as the HIMJ and HIM-Interchange and the HIMAA eNewsletter. All advertising within HIMJ or HIM-I is displayed separately. ... No advertising will be accepted where such advertising constitutes a conflict of interest with editorial content. HIMJ editorial content will not contain advertising endorsing any product or service belonging to third parties. At no time will advertising be "passed off" as content. All advertising material will be displayed in such a way as to differentiate this material from all other content.
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Advertising on the HIMAA web site will be clearly and separately displayed. However, since this is a professional association, all content, including advertising of our own products and services, is of relevance to our members and is displayed for the information and education of HIMAA members. To this end, the inclusion of banners displaying in-house events, promotions, conferences, seminars, webinars and material associated with or relevant to our members, will not be labelled as advertising.

Further, this website does host banners and these are provided as an extension of othe...
  (28 Mar 2011) - Link

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