Evaluating the process of online health information searching: A qualitative approach to exploring consumer perspectives Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Consumer Health Information
  • Health Information Exchange
  • Information Seeking Behavior

abstract

  • 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.

publication date

  • January 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4285658

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2196/jmir.3341

PubMed ID

  • 25348028

Additional Document Info

start page

  • e224

volume

  • 16

number

  • 10