UMR Web Site Editorial
The Web Site Owner is committed to
establishing the minimum qualifications of authors and sources of health content
on the Web Site, whether developed internally or licensed from another
organization. We also establish and display our editorial review process on the
This policy applies to the health
content on the UMR Web Site.
The internally developed health
content of the UMR Web Site will be reviewed initially and at least annually to
ensure that the information is clinically appropriate and adheres to clinically
accepted medical guidelines. We will defer the editorial review of information
provided by external vendors to that vendor. The internal authors and other
sources/authors of health information posted on the UMR Web Site shall meet our
minimum qualification of possessing at least state license or meet the
credentialing requirement for the profession that they
1. The Internet Quality Oversight Committee (QOC) will appoint a medical professional (RN or MD) to review all Health Content, authored internally and obtained from outside sources at least annually. A report of review findings and recommendations shall be submitted to the QOC by the end of the first quarter of each year or soon thereafter.
2. The QOC would then agree in part, or in whole with the recommendation(s) within the same yearly quarter.
3. The QOC will notify Web Services to update or remove any material found by the reviewing medical professional to be false, misleading, offensive or obsolete. This update shall be completed within thirty days of the annual report.
Health Content submitted for display on the this site will be accepted only from authors who have at least a state license or meet the credentialing requirement for the profession that they represent. Health Content shall display the author’s name, credentials, affiliation with the organization, and the year the information was written, whenever possible. Health Content shall also display the name of the medical director who approved the content.