Patients' Need for Tailored Comparative Health Care Information: A Qualitative Study on Choosing a Hospital

Nicolien C. Zwijnenberg, Michelle Hendriks, Evelien Bloemendal, Olga C. Damman, Judith D. de Jong, Diana Mj Delnoij, Jany Jd Rademakers

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Abstract

BACKGROUND: The Internet is increasingly being used to provide patients with information about the quality of care of different health care providers. Although online comparative health care information is widely available internationally, and patients have been shown to be interested in this information, its effect on patients' decision making is still limited.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e297
JournalJournal of Medical Internet Research
Volume18
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes

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Zwijnenberg, N. C., Hendriks, M., Bloemendal, E., Damman, O. C., de Jong, J. D., Delnoij, D. M., & Rademakers, J. J. (2016). Patients' Need for Tailored Comparative Health Care Information: A Qualitative Study on Choosing a Hospital. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 18(11), e297. https://doi.org/10.2196/jmir.4436