They are called ‘E-patients’: People like yourself who use the Internet to manage their health online
People who search online, for health information do so:
- To seek health information
- To make informed decisons
- To access health services and resources
In the last twenty years there has been a surge in health information websites, with information from the common cold to cancer and heart disease.
Health education and not just information is taking health care to a new level. It is not surprising since according to researchers 61% of women and 47% of men turn to the Internet for health information. It would therefore, make sense that health care begins there.
This blog like many other websites is a reflection of health education online, places where one can learn to self care at home.