3 edition of Quality of health information on the internet found in the catalog.
Quality of health information on the internet
by Health Improvement Institute, [available through the] National Technical Information Service in Bethesda, MD, Springfield, Va
Written in English
|Statement||Peter G. Goldschmidt, Jenny C. Liao.|
|Contributions||Liao, Jenny C., Health Improvement Institute.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ii, 7 p. ;|
Background. The available health information on websites should be reliable and accurate in order to make informed decisions by community. This study was done to assess the quality and readability of health information websites on World Wide Web in India. Methods. This cross-sectional study was carried out in June The key words “Health” and “Information” were Cited by: 3. Previously published as Strategic Information Management in Hospitals; An Introduction to Hospital Information Systems, Health Information Systems Architectures and Strategies is a definitive volume written by four authoritative voices in medical informatics. Illustrating the importance of hospital information management in delivering high quality health Reviews: 1.
Health IT improves the quality of healthcare delivery, increases patient safety, decreases medical errors, and strengthens the interaction between patients and healthcare providers. In low and middle-income countries (LMIC) the need for reliable . About UHN. University Health Network is a health care and medical research organization in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The scope of research and complexity of cases at UHN has made us a national and international source for discovery, education and patient care.
Introduction. The Internet is widely used by the general public as a tool for finding health information. In the late s, researchers noted an increase in Internet users' access to health-related content despite the variation in the quality of information, level of accessibility, and overall health literacy. Moreover, access to health information does not guarantee understanding, as . The Internet is one of the major sources for health information for patients and their families, particularly when patients face serious life-threatening conditions such as kidney cancer in adults. In this study, we evaluate the content and quality of health information on adult kidney cancer using several validated instruments. We accessed the three most popular search Cited by:
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As an unregulated source of health information used by many Internet users, it has been suggested that medical topics on the website could be edited by experts in order to improve the quality of information. 23 Other sources have found that accuracy and completeness did not differ much between Wikipedia articles and expert-generated websites Cited by: Health Information on the Internet: A Study of Providers, Quality, and Users [Cullen, Rowena] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Health Information on the Internet: A Study of Providers, Quality, and UsersCited by: Shepperd and Charnock argue against “exceptionalism” for medical information on the internet and support standards of quality that apply across media (p ).
6 While this approach may be appropriate for many aspects of electronic health resources, some features warrant special consideration. The interface to online information can be distinguished from Cited by: This week's theme issue attempts to provide a framework for thinking about the quality of health information on the internet—a source of anxiety almost since its first appearance.
Five years ago Impicciatore and colleagues reviewed website advice on managing fever in children and concluded that it varied widely in terms of accuracy, completeness, and Cited by: Many people use the internet to find health information for themselves, family or friends.
There is a lot of good quality health information online. Having the skills to find good quality health information can help you take better care of yourself and prepare you for discussions with your health care team.
Cullen's book also examines the extent of health information on the Internet, the providers of websites and their content, and outlines the nature of the paradigm shift affecting knowledge in the health sector.
The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and Price: $ The last Information Resources column on evaluating health resources, "Whom do you trust. Evaluating Internet health resources," was published in January Since then, there has been considerably more attention paid to the quality of health information on the Web.
The National Library of Medicine has an excellent online tutorial called Evaluating Internet Health e your assessment skills by checking our this 16 minute module. The New York Online Access to Health site provides a list of websites with information on evaluating health information.
Use our symptom checker to find possible causes and evaluate them with the help of our tool. Start Symptom Checker. Tests and procedures. Find a test or procedure by its first letter. Find a procedure that begins with the letter A A. Find a procedure that begins with the letter B B.
Find a procedure that begins with the letter C C. health information system collects data from the health sector and other relevant sectors, analyses the data and ensures their overall quality, relevance and timeliness, and converts data into information for health-related decision-making.1 The health information system is sometimes equated with monitoring and evaluation but this is tooFile Size: KB.
The quality of online health information for consumers has been a critical issue that concerns all stakeholders in healthcare. To gain an understanding of. Evaluating information encourages you to think critically about the reliability, validity, accuracy, authority, timeliness, point of view or bias of information sources.
Just because a book, article, or website matches your search criteria and thus seems, at face value, to be relevant to your research, does not mean that it is necessarily a. Context Despite the substantial amount of health-related information available on the Internet, little is known about the accessibility, quality, and reading grade level of that health information.
Objective To evaluate health information on breast cancer, depression, obesity, and childhood asthma available through English- and Spanish-language search engines and Web Cited by: Evaluating Internet Health Information: A Tutorial From the National Library of Medicine.
This tutorial teaches you how to evaluate the health information you find on the Internet. The tutorial has five sections. Use the navigation bar at the top and the arrows on. T1 - Quality of patient health information on the Internet: reviewing a complex and evolving landscape.
AU - Fahy, Eamonn T. AU - Hardikar, Rohan Sameer. AU - Fox, Adrian. AU - Mackay, Sean Desmond Patrick. PY - Y1 - N2 - Background The popularity of the Internet has enabled unprecedented access to health by: Quality of Medical Information on the InterNet This page is dedicated to source reliability issues for cancer related information on the Internet.
Anyone can publish on the Internet and to a large extent information is unregulated - so users should be aware of quality of information issues. Internet is the biggest medical library in the world. It has transformed the way many health seekers find health information.
Seekers on net have. When you have a question about your or your family's health, you may look it up on the Internet. You can find accurate health information on many sites. But, you are also likely to run across a lot of questionable, even false content. How can you tell the difference. To find health information you can trust, you have to know where and how to look.
quality of health information on the internet The rapid development of medical information on the Internet raises the issue of its quality (Impicciatore et al., ) and of potential dangers related to its erroneous or unsuitable use (Allain et al., ).Cited by: AHIMA’s primary goal is to provide the knowledge, resources and tools to advance health information professional practice and standards for the delivery of quality healthcare.
Whether you work in the field, or are just interested in learning more about the profession, provides the answers to your HIM questions and effective. Public health improves quality of life, extends life expectancy, reduces human suffering and saves resources over the long term.
Donate today and help APHA promote and protect the health of all people by creating the healthiest nation in one generation. APHA is .Health communication and health information technology (IT) are central to health care, public health, and the way our society views health.
These processes make up the ways and the context in which professionals and the public search for, understand, and use health information, significantly impacting their health decisions and actions.Quality Standards for Information on the Internet The large volume of health information resources available on the Internet has great potential to improve health, but it is increasingly difficult to discern which resources are accurate or appropriate for users.