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eHealth Ethics Evolves. New Initiatives Facilitate Compliance 2

by on Jan.28, 2011, under History Facts

Outside the US
Outside the US, the European Community in late 2010 announced the formation of MedCertain, a metadata scheme for evaluating health information that is scheduled to eventually include a “trustmark.” And in Japan, the  Internet Medical Association (JIMA), a non-profit citizen’s organization, has developed “Guidelines for the Use of Medical Information on the Internet,” which are consistent with the e-Health Code of Ethics. JIMA also has a trust program and a JIMA mark that sites which are in compliance with it’s code can use.

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