INFORMATION MADE ACTIONABLE
Learn how to identify and respond to trending health narratives in three focused modules
Infodemiology and misinformation
Gain a foundational understanding of what infodemiology is, types of misinformation, and the tactics used to spread false claims online.
Media monitoring and theoretical frameworks
Learn how false health narratives spread and why. This module will explain how media monitoring works and explore the theories behind why people believe in and spread misinformation.
Communicating with patients
Learn practical tools and techniques to respond to the false health information shared by patients.
FOR BUSY DOCTORS AND OTHER HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS
Improving patient care in today’s complex information landscape
The Infodemiology Training Program is designed for busy, time-strapped health care providers. The short, flexible training modules will give you the basics on infodemiology and the applied skills to help improve patient care delivery in the current information environment.
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Designed especially for doctors and other health care providers
✔ Under two hours to complete
✔ Start and stop any time
✔ Available for desktop and mobile
✔ Offered in English and with Spanish subtitles
“Health misinformation is a serious threat to public health. It can cause confusion, sow mistrust, harm people’s health, and undermine public health efforts.”
- Dr. Vivek H. Murthy,
surgeon general of the United States
- KFF Health Misinformation Tracking Poll Pilot,
“At a time when so many aspects of society have become dangerously polarized, we have seen the proliferation of medical disinformation, junk science, the criminalization of medical care, and a growing distrust in medical institutions and experts … We have a duty to make sure that the human connection that is so essential in medicine remains at the center of our increasingly digitized world.”
- Dr. Jesse M. Ehrenfeld, 178th president of the American Medical Association
Effective strategies to improve vaccine discussions in your practice
Health care professionals often face situations where patients are hesitant to receive one or more recommended vaccines. To address this, these educational programs offer effective strategies and practical scenario-based videos that can help improve vaccine confidence and promote greater vaccine uptake among patients.
Weekly updates on health misinformation trends across the country, plus state dashboard with real-time media data.
Building Trust Webinars
Webinars that explore and discuss approaches to building trust and mitigating medical misinformation.
Health Care Infodemiology Brief
Monthly reports on trending health narratives, recommendations, peer-reviewed studies, and links to helpful resources.