A Campus‚ÄìCommunity Partnership to Disseminate Health Internet Technology Resources Among African Americans
Journal of Social Work Education
The Internet is increasingly used to disseminate health information about diseases and prevention and to help in obtaining health services. Although technology can empower African Americans to adopt healthy lifestyles, the gap in usage between African Americans and Whites undermines the potential power of health Internet technology (IT) to ameliorate health disparities. This study describes the development, implementation, and outcome of a health informatics intervention by a university‚Äìcommunity partnership to increase awareness and use of health IT resources among African Americans to address the problem of their underuse of online health resources.
Littlefield, Melissa B.; Edwards, Lorece; and Akers, Timothy, "A Campus‚ÄìCommunity Partnership to Disseminate Health Internet Technology Resources Among African Americans" (2014). School of Community Health & Policy. 47.