Policy issues relevant to evaluation of interactive health communication applications. The Science Panel on Interactive Communication and Health

Am J Prev Med. 1999 Jan;16(1):35-42.


This article provides an analysis of policy-related issues associated with the evaluation of interactive health communication (IHC) applications. These include an assessment of the current health and technology policy environment pertinent to public (government, education, public health) and private (medical care providers, purchasers, consumers, IHC developers) IHC stakeholders and discussion of issues likely to merit additional consideration by these stakeholders in the future.

MeSH terms

  • Community Participation
  • Computer Communication Networks* / legislation & jurisprudence
  • Computer Security
  • Financing, Government
  • Financing, Organized
  • Health Personnel
  • Health Policy*
  • Liability, Legal
  • Medical Informatics* / legislation & jurisprudence
  • Privacy
  • Technology Assessment, Biomedical
  • United States