How do healthcare consumers process and evaluate comparative healthcare information? A qualitative study using cognitive interviews
- Maximizing Your Place in Healthcare's E-volution. Lanser, Ellen G. // Healthcare Executive;Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p6
Explores the different stages of Web-based health initiatives. Need for healthcare organizations to adapt to a Web-driven environment; Creation of a tactical foundation; Dissemination of information; Utilization of a web site as a market differentiator; Goal of facilitating process redesign;...
- A-Z of medical websites. Barnard, Keith // GP: General Practitioner;9/15/2003, p92
The article focuses on 200 Web sites related to medical care. The full list is at gponline.com. One site that contains advice about pigmented skin lesions is from Mole Valley Council. Advisers to an industry or local company that employs outdoor workers should check out the Health and Safety...
- 10 Tried-and-True Health Websites. Guzm�n, Pilar // Real Simple;Oct2003, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p135
The article presents information on ten websites related to health care. "In medicine, as in statecraft and propaganda, words are sometimes the most powerful drugs we can use." Sara Murray Jordan, pioneering 20th-century gastroenterologist. To find useful sites for the layperson, "Real Simple"...
- Testing a Dutch web-based tailored lifestyle programme among adults: a study protocol. Schulz, Daniela N.; Kremers, Stef P. J.; van Osch, Liesbeth A. D. M.; Schneider, Francine; van Adrichem, Mathieu J. G.; de Vries, Hein // BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p108
Background: Smoking, high alcohol consumption, unhealthy eating habits and physical inactivity often lead to (chronic) diseases, such as cardiovascular diseases and cancer. Tailored online interventions have been proven to be effective in changing health behaviours. The aim of this study is to...
- Making a Healthcare Web Site a Sound Investment. Malcolm, Christine // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Feb2001, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p74
Focuses on the use of Internet in the United States health care industry. Prediction of Gartner, a consulting firm, on health care Web sites; Results of an evaluation of hospital Web sites by Computer Sciences Corp.; Role of Web sites; Health organization that developed impressive Web sites.
- A marketer's guide to the Internet. McKillen, Dan // Medical Marketing & Media;Jan2003, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p10
Focuses on the emerging trends in the healthcare industry's use of the Internet in the U.S. Features of the increasingly popular vortal AuntMinnie.com, a destination site for radiologists; Popularity of direct-to-consumer advertising; Standards for Web sites providing advice on health matters.
- Putting primary care on to the web. Martin, Pablo Millares; Reyes, Rosa Bobet // GP: General Practitioner;3/31/2003, p46
The Internet is growing fast and attracting all types of business, including health services. People look for information on the web and it is in the interests of the medical profession to offer quality resources online. In fact it is not possible to consider modern patient care without...
- A-Z of medical websites. Barnard, Keith // GP: General Practitioner;3/31/2003, p74
This article presents information related to several medical web sites. The Mediweb site tells you on the home page that it is a one-stop site for medical professionals. But the site does not have a listing for general practitioners. In the orthopaedic section, there is some detailed information...
- Surfing for Your Health. Romps, Nancy Gast // PT: Magazine of Physical Therapy;Oct2005 Supplement, Vol. 13, p5
Provides tips in finding the most reliable sources for health care advices in the Internet. Examination of the guiding principles of health care Web sites; Need to probe the site ownership; Consideration of online advice as not a supplement for actual attention from a health care professional.