Quality of Health Information on the Internet (QHII)
Consumer Reports Webwatch
Health Improvement Institute and Consumers Union have announced a partnership to enable consumers to become more informed users of health websites. The partnership is part of Consumers Union's Consumer Reports WebWatch. The project's objectives include the following:
Products to date include the following:
Health Improvement Institute is a non-profit, tax exempt, 501(c)3, charitable organization dedicated to improving the quality and productivity of America's health care. The Institute's primary goal is to provide information to patients, providers, payors, purchasers, policy-makers, and the public about available alternatives to ensure that all Americans have the opportunity to make informed health care choices.
Consumer Reports WebWatch's mission is to investigate, to inform, and to improve the credibility of information on the Web. ConsumerWebWatch.org is home to research and analysis on issues of credibility, usability and content, along with news of use to consumers navigating the Web. Consumer Reports WebWatch is a project of Consumers Union, the non-profit publisher of Consumer Reports magazine and ConsumerReports.org. It is supported by grants from The Pew Charitable Trusts, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, and the Open Society Institute.
The Institute is seeking your input and support for this important project. Please bring the opportunity to participate to colleagues' attention; if you are a membership organization, to your members' attention. To participate, please complete the fax response form or contact Awards Coordinator at 301-320-0971 or by email to email@example.com.