Woman checking COVID-19 news

Misinformation in health care is not new, but the public’s response to mask recommendations for COVID-19 dramatically revealed the impact of misinformation on public health practices and individual behavior. Health misinformation has also undermined trust in health professionals. In a recent JAMA Viewpoint, Vineet M. Arora, M.D., MAPP, Sonia Madison, M.S., and AcademyHealth CEO Dr. Lisa Simpson consider how to identify the types of scientific misinformation, why misinformation spreads in health care, and multiple strategies to address and combat misinformation.

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Christina Tudor

Digital Communications Manager - AcademyHealth

Christina Tudor is the Digital Communications Manager at AcademyHealth. Read Bio

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