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The Internet and Health Communication : Experiences and Expectations - Ronald E. Rice

The Internet and Health Communication

Experiences and Expectations

Paperback Published: 17th November 2000
ISBN: 9780761922339
Number Of Pages: 480

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With the popularity of the Internet, more and more people are turning to their computers for health information, advice, support and services. With its information based firmly on research, The Internet and Health Communication provides an in-depth analysis of the changes in human communication and health care resulting from the Internet revolution. Representing a wide range of expertise, the contributors provide an extensive variety of examples from the micro to the macro, including information about HMO web sites, Internet pharmacies, and web-enabled hospitals, to vividly illustrate their findings and conclusions.

Foreword
Preface
An Overview Of Experiences And Expectations
The Internet and Health Communication: A Framework of Experiences
The Future of the Internet in Health Care: A Five-Year Forecast
Sources Of And Experiences With Online Medical Information
Consumer Use of Medical Information from Electronic and Paper Media
Assessments of Quality of Health Care Information and Referrals to Physicians: A Nationwide Survey
Use of the Internet for Professional Purposes: A Survey of New Jersey Physicians
Expectations and Experiences of Infertility Information Seeking via the Internet and Telephone Directory
Experiences Developing And Evaluating Health Information Sites
Using the Web to Assist Communities in Public Health Campaign Planning: A Case Study of the React Project
Evaluating a Federal Health-Related Web Site: A Multimethod Perspective on Medicare.gov
A Pound of Cure: A Content Analysis of Health Information on Web Sites of Top-Ranked HMOs
A Comparative Features Analysis of Publicly Accessible Commercial and Government Health Database Websites
Experiences Of Online Health Communities And Of Organizations Moving To E-Commerce
Experiencing Empathy Online
The Role of the Organization in the Success of Web-Based Continuing Medical Education Programs
Improving Diabetes Care with Telecomputing Technology
Web-Enabled Hospitals in the United States: Influences on Adoption Processes
Competitive Collaboration in Australia's Pharmaceutical Industry
Public Policy Experiences And Expectations
ehealth: Federal Issues and Approaches
Old Wine in Silicon Prescription Bottles: /Some Legal Issues, Benefits, and Disadvantages Associated With Internet Pharmacies
Networked Communication Practices and the Security and Privacy of Electronic Healthcare Records
Concluding Thoughts
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ISBN: 9780761922339
ISBN-10: 0761922334
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 480
Published: 17th November 2000
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.71 x 15.65  x 2.46
Weight (kg): 0.64

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