Health websites in US propose new ethics codeBMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7246.1359/a (Published 20 May 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:1359
- Fred Charatan
A group of 20 leading health internet services have joined together to produce a 14 point set of ethical principles designed to ensure reliable health information and services to as many as 11.5 million consumers.
The consortium, Hi-Ethics for Health Internet Ethics, said on 8 May: “Because Hi-Ethics organisations represent a significant portion of the internet health space, they are able to make a swift and direct positive impact on the consumer's internet health experience.”
Drkoop.com, the website set up …