November 20, 2006
Physicians Can Direct Patients to Consumer-Friendly Online Information with the NIH Seal of Approval.
After a doctor sees a patient, he or she often prescribes medications. But what if such a doctor also wants to direct a patient to up-to-date, reliable, consumer-friendly information about a genetic condition, or an explanation of the basics of genetic science? Under a new program launched today, practitioners are being encouraged to refer their patients to Genetics Home Reference, a free, patient-friendly Web site of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), at http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov.
The full press release can be seen at: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/news/press_releases/genetics_info_rx06.html
Updated: March 5, 2020