MedIEQ links

other links

Relevant EC-funded projects

TEAC-Health project on accreditation and certification of telematics services in health
http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/323/7312/552

MedCERTAIN “MedPICS Certification and Rating of Trustworthy and Assessed Health Information on the Net” http://www.medcertain.org/

MedCIRCLE “Collaboration for Internet Rating, Certification, Labeling and Evaluation of Health Information”
http://www.medcircle.org/

WRAPIN “Worldwide online Reliable Advice to Patients and Individuals”
http://www.wrapin.org/

QUATRO "The Quality Assurance and Content Description project"
http://www.quatro-project.org/

Health information on the Internet

The Public Health portal of the European Union
http://health.europa.eu/

HON (Health On the Net Foundation)
http://www.hon.ch/

CISMEF (Catalog and Index of French-speaking Medical Sites)
http://www.cismef.org/

OMNI (Organising Medical Networked Information - The UK Gateway to reliable health information)
http://omni.ac.uk/

HealthInsite (The Australian Gateway to reliable health information)
http://www.healthinsite.gov.au/

IHC (Internet Healthcare Coalition)
http://www.ihealthcoalition.org/

URAC (American Accreditation HealthCare Commission)
http://www.urac.org/

Hi-Ethics (TRUSTe E-Health Seal for health Web sites)
http://www.hi-ethics.org/

AMA (American Medical Association)
http://www.ama-assn.org/

A-Prompt (Web Accessibility Verifier)
http://aprompt.snow.utoronto.ca/

Healthcare Websites Accreditation Programme of Andalucia
http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/agenciadecalidadsanitaria

pWMC (proyecto Webs Médicas de Calidad)
http://www.pwmc.org/

DISCERN (The DISCERN Instrument is a questionnaire which can be used to judge the reliability of a publication as a source of information about treatment choices).
http://discern.org.uk/

eEurope 2002: Quality Criteria for Health related Websites
http://europa.eu.int/information_society/eeurope/ehealth/doc/communication_acte_en_fin.pdf