Digital Health Information for the Consumer: Evidence and Policy Implications

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., Jan 1, 2007 - Business & Economics - 258 pages
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This unique book draws on research that constituted the first major nationwide evaluation of the use and impact of key digital health information platforms which were provided to thousands of health consumers in the UK. The authors offer the first comprehensive and detailed comparison of usage and impact of the three major ICT platforms delivering health information - the internet, touch-screen kiosks and digital interactive television.
  

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Contents

Literature Review
9
Health Kiosks
29
at a surgery kiosk
38
Health Websites
85
during November 2000
110
Health Digital Interactive Television DiTV
141
Digital Platform Comparisons
179
categories
195
users only
209
Barriers and Inequalities
221
Conclusions
229
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