Enhancing The Quality Of Health Information Online: Recommendations For Health Education Professionals

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Niya Werts
Laurencia Hutton-Rogers
Daniel Agley
Mary Helen McSweeney-Feld


Health Information Quality Online, Health Education Professionals Online


Health information is plentiful and easy to access online. However, the quality, accuracy, and safety of the information have rightly been called in to question. Never the less, the number of health consumers seeking health information online continues to grow. The web presents health education professionals with unique opportunities to enhance the quality of health information online and leverage new web-based media to expand health education outreach methods. Practical suggestions for health professionals to initiate greater web visibility with the goal of increasing the quality of health information online are offered.


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