Internet use and the logics of personal empowerment in health.

  title={Internet use and the logics of personal empowerment in health.},
  author={Marc Lemire and Claude Sicotte and Guy Par{\'e}},
  journal={Health policy},
  volume={88 1},
OBJECTIVES The development of personal involvement and responsibility has become a strategic issue in health policy. The main goal of this study is to confirm the coexistence of three logics of personal empowerment through health information found on the Internet. METHODS A theoretical framework was applied to analyze personal empowerment from the user's perspective. A well-established Canadian Web site that offers information on personal health was used as a case study. A close-ended… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 1 time over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 32 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 57 references

The importance of patient empowerment in health system reform. Health Policy 1998;44:31–44

  • L. Segal
  • 1998
Highly Influential
7 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…