Quality of health information for consumers on the web: A systematic review of indicators, criteria, tools, and evaluation results

@article{Zhang2015QualityOH,
  title={Quality of health information for consumers on the web: A systematic review of indicators, criteria, tools, and evaluation results},
  author={Yan Zhang and Yalin Sun and Bo Xie},
  journal={JASIST},
  year={2015},
  volume={66},
  pages={2071-2084}
}
The quality of online health information for consumers has been a critical issue that concerns all stakeholders in healthcare. To gain an understanding of how quality is evaluated, this systematic review examined 165 articles in which researchers evaluated the quality of consumeroriented health information on the web against predefined criteria. It was found that studies typically evaluated quality in relation to the substance and formality of content, as well as to the design of technological… CONTINUE READING
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