Health websites in Italy: use, classification and international policy.

@article{Giacomo2002HealthWI,
  title={Health websites in Italy: use, classification and international policy.},
  author={Paola Di Giacomo and Riccardo Maceratini},
  journal={Medical informatics and the Internet in medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={153-60}
}
In this paper, we discuss international policy in relation to the use of health websites and we describe the results obtained from application of a search engine to the recognition and classification of health websites in Italy. We then compare the results with health websites in other countries. Effective use of technology has led to medical advances that have not only extended life expectancy, but also fuelled an increasingly well-informed public to expect more and more from today's… CONTINUE READING