Constructing and Validating a Consumer Health Portal Rating Index

  title={Constructing and Validating a Consumer Health Portal Rating Index},
  author={David Bomba and Tim Land},
  journal={Studies in health technology and informatics},
  volume={107 Pt 2},
Web-based consumer health information portals are on the increase. With such a large number of health related sites available, design and information quality are key concerns. This article provides an evaluation framework based on the work of Slack (2001) and the HONcode guidelines. Research shows that greater transparency is needed with regard to how rating instruments are constructed and validated. The consumer health portal index developed in this research has been tested for face and… CONTINUE READING

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