Consumer and Patient Health Information Caucus
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The Consumer and Patient Health Information Caucus (CAPHIC) connects health sciences librarians and other consumer health information specialists with a forum, educational opportunities, and specific resources for patients, their families, and other consumer health information users.
CAPHIC members have access to the caucus forum and member directory.
Download the latest version of CAPHIS’s Most Trusted Health Websites. Selections made by CAPHIS Top 100 Task Force members Carolyn Martin, Pam Rose, Claire Joseph, Robin O’Hanlon, Michele Spatz, and Karin Bennedsen, with additional thanks to Erica Lake and Stacy Brody.
Selection criteria for this list: HON Code (PDF), which looks at authorship, audience, privacy, attribution/currency of content, bias/justifiability, transparency/content information, financial disclosure, and the site’s advertising policy.
Check out the recommended consumer health titles from Consumer Connections, the newsletter of the Consumer and Patient Health Information Caucus of the Medical Library Association.
View or download caucus newsletter issues:
- Consumer Connections Vol 35, 2019
- Consumer Connections Vol 34, 2018
- Consumer Connections Vol 33, 2017
- Consumer Connections Vol 32, 2016