Health Sites, TRUSTe to Develop E-Health Seal
Candidates for the seal must comply with Hi-Ethics' 14 ethics principles, which include detailed criteria for privacy, quality of content, accountability, professionalism and qualifications.
Hi-Ethics members include drkoop.com, HealthCentral.com, InteliHealth, Personal MD, PlanetRx and WebMD.
TRUSTe will evaluate applicants and provide the seal.
The organizations expect the E-Health Seal program evaluation process to begin in the first quarter of 2001.