Significant changes in information technology are taking place which will affect all our lives. Health professionals need to maximize the potential benefit of the evolving information technologies as a means of improving public access to information and care. Looks at why this so‐called “information revolution” has come about, the role of CD‐ROMs, public access health information systems, and the Internet, with examples of quality Web pages listed. The article should be read by all those involved with health education as it stresses the importance of the need for this professional group to familiarize themselves as soon as possible with the new technology and develop strategies for incorporating this into their future plans.
Wallace, S. (1997), "Health information in the new millennium and beyond: the role of computers and the Internet", Health Education, Vol. 97 No. 3, pp. 88-95. https://doi.org/10.1108/09654289710162488Download as .RIS
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