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Evaluation of Health Information on the Web

Other Resources

New York Online Access to Health- this page provides a list of websites with information on evaluating health information

 

eEurope 2002: Quality Criteria for Health related Websites
http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?tool=pubmed&pubmedid=12554546

 

JAMA - Guidelines for Medical and Health Information Sites on the Internet - 2000
http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/283/12/1600

Key Sources

These sites provide information and discussion on how the Internet is being used for health infomation resource.

Online Health Search 2006 (Pew Internet & American Life)
http://www.pewinternet.org/2006/10/29/online-health-search-2006/

Finding Answers Online in Sickness and in Health - 2006
http://www.pewinternet.org/2006/05/02/finding-answers-online-in-sickness-and-in-health/

Health on the Net Foundation - Code of Conduct - 2008
http://www.hon.ch/HONcode/

Report on the Privacy Policies and Practices of Health Web Sites - 2000
http://www.chcf.org/publications/2000/01/report-on-the-privacy-policies-and-practices-of-health-web-sites

Proceed with Caution: A Report on the Quality of Health Information on the Internet - 2001
http://www.chcf.org/topics/view.cfm?itemID=12641