Trust mark launched as a guarantee of safety in the NetherlandsBMJ 2002; 324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7337.567/b (Published 09 March 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:567
- Tony Sheldon
One Dutch answer to ensuring reliable health information on the internet has been to develop a thorough system of self certification. TNO Health Trust, part of the large government funded technical research body based in Leiden, launches its internet “trust mark” this spring.
The trust mark is based on a quality management system called QMIC (Quality for Medical Information, Communication, and Transaction). Any organisation must first prove itself capable of meeting a …