Steps Toward Reliable Online Consumer Health Information

  • Ron D. Appel
  • Celia Boyer
Part of the Health Informatics book series (HI)

Abstract

The latest advances in information technologies have allowed for the development of applications that have had tremendous repercussions in the healthcare field. Along with access, means must be provided to ensure that information is trustworthy and relevant. Certification of information quality can remain voluntary, preserving citizens’ rights and promoting diversity. Collaboration among all Internet stakeholders is crucial to reducing conflicts of interest and for cost-effective distribution of quality health and medical information.

Keywords

Online Health Editorial Policy Online Health Information Stud Health Technol Inform Business Bureau 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ron D. Appel
  • Celia Boyer

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