Published on in Vol 16, No 8 (2014): August

How Feedback Biases Give Ineffective Medical Treatments a Good Reputation

How Feedback Biases Give Ineffective Medical Treatments a Good Reputation

How Feedback Biases Give Ineffective Medical Treatments a Good Reputation

Journals

  1. Emmert M, Meszmer N, Schlesinger M. A cross-sectional study assessing the association between online ratings and clinical quality of care measures for US hospitals: results from an observational study. BMC Health Services Research 2018;18(1) View
  2. Ioannidis J. Does evidence-based hearsay determine the use of medical treatments?. Social Science & Medicine 2017;177:256 View
  3. Ibáñez R, Lupiañez-Villanueva F. Análisis de 51.996 opiniones online sobre profesionales sanitarios en una web comercial. Revista de Calidad Asistencial 2017;32(5):294 View
  4. Hao H. The Development of Online Doctor Reviews in China: An Analysis of the Largest Online Doctor Review Website in China. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2015;17(6):e134 View
  5. Witteman H, Fagerlin A, Exe N, Trottier M, Zikmund-Fisher B. One-Sided Social Media Comments Influenced Opinions And Intentions About Home Birth: An Experimental Study. Health Affairs 2016;35(4):726 View
  6. Acerbi A. A Cultural Evolution Approach to Digital Media. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 2016;10 View
  7. de Barra M, Cownden D, Jansson F. Aversive medical treatments signal a need for support: a mathematical model. Evolutionary Human Sciences 2019;1 View
  8. Miton H, Claidière N, Mercier H. Universal cognitive mechanisms explain the cultural success of bloodletting. Evolution and Human Behavior 2015;36(4):303 View
  9. Ziebland S, Powell J, Briggs P, Jenkinson C, Wyke S, Sillence E, Harris P, Perera R, Mazanderani F, Martin A, Locock L, Kelly L, Booth M, Gann B, Newhouse N, Farmer A. Examining the role of patients’ experiences as a resource for choice and decision-making in health care: a creative, interdisciplinary mixed-method study in digital health. Programme Grants for Applied Research 2016;4(17):1 View
  10. van Veggel N. “But it worked for my mother’s cat”. Some common misconceptions about anecdotal evidence. Veterinary Nursing Journal 2017;32(8):239 View
  11. de Barra M. Reporting bias inflates the reputation of medical treatments: A comparison of outcomes in clinical trials and online product reviews. Social Science & Medicine 2017;177:248 View
  12. Shah A, Naqvi R, Jeong O. The Impact of Signals Transmission on Patients’ Choice through E-Consultation Websites: An Econometric Analysis of Secondary Datasets. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2021;18(10):5192 View

Books/Policy Documents

  1. Ru B, Yao L. Social Web and Health Research. View