Evaluating the process of online health information searching: A qualitative approach to exploring consumer perspectives
Consumer Health Information
Health Information Exchange
Information Seeking Behavior
Many participants viewed the Internet as a valuable tool for finding health information in order to support their existing health care resources. Although the Internet is a preferred source of health information, challenges persist in streamlining the search process. Content providers should continue to develop new strategies and technologies aimed at accommodating diverse populations, vocabularies, and health information needs.