With the popularity of the Internet, more and more people are turning to their computers for health information, advice, support and services. With its information based firmly on research, The Internet and Health Communication provides an in-depth analysis of the changes in human communication and health care resulting from the Internet revolution. Representing a wide range of expertise, the contributors provide an extensive variety of examples from the micro to the macro, including information about HMO web sites, Internet pharmacies, and web-enabled hospitals, to vividly illustrate their findings and conclusions.The company is affiliated with the RiteAid chain; RiteAid customers can order prescriptions through drugstore.com ... E-mail and telephone customer assistance are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. ... a series of screens asking about existing medical conditions, including allergies and drugs currently being taken.
|Title||:||The Internet and Health Communication|
|Author||:||Ronald E. Rice, James E. Katz|
|Publisher||:||SAGE Publications - 2000-11-17|