Clinical Decision Support & Medical Differential Diagnosis App
IatroCom Code of Ethics
1. IatroCom Enterprises, henceforth referred to as IatroCom, is dedicated to
providing up-to-date, peer-reviewed medical information. This
information may be accessed in various ways; however, the primary
delivery portal is the Internet. The free availability of our medical application online reflects the commitment of IatroCom to disseminate knowledge to the widest possible audience, including individuals,
groups, or populations that may not otherwise have access to such
2. IatroCom is committed
to linking medical sites of high quality. To achieve this end, all IatroCom topics are reviewed and edited by physicians. IatroCom strives to ensure that any claims relating to the
benefits of a specific treatment, commercial product, or service are
supported by appropriate, balanced evidence. Therefore, articles
we link to contains references to sources used when writing the topic and the date
when clinical information was last modified.
3. IatroCom respects and values the sanctity of the physician-patient
relationship. Information provided by IatroCom is designed to support,
not replace, the relationships that exist among patients and their
physicians and other health care providers. Accordingly, IatroCom's
authors and editors do not provide patient consultation through email. IatroCom's medical decision support products are not intended to supplant sound medical judgment, although they may assist in diagnostic and treatment process.
4. IatroCom's owners, staff, authors, editors,
and advertisers maintain the confidentiality of the identity of
individual patients whose cases may be presented and that of visitors to
the IatroCom Web site.
5. IatroCom is a
privately held organization. Advertising by commercial and noncommercial
organizations that provide funding, services, or materials for IatroCom
activities does not influence medical content. IatroCom's advertising
and promotional material is subject to review by the Ethics Committee
and is presented to viewers in a manner and context that facilitates
differentiation between the advertising and promotional material and the
original textual information.
6. IatroCom does
not endorse any medical institution, biomedical technology, or
pharmaceutical product. Furthermore, IatroCom requires authors to
report any conflict of interest (eg, financial interest in any medical
companies, pharmaceutical company funding of topic-related research) and links to sites that post such disclosures in each article.
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