Consumer Reports Appoints Lane Rasberry as Wikipedian in Residence 2012-05-21


“Consumer Reports is pleased to announce Lane Rasberry as the organization’s first Wikipedian in Residence.    Mr. Rasberry, a Wikipedia expert, will support Consumer Reports’ exploration of shared opportunities involving the world’s most widely-viewed, general information resource that was founded on principles of neutrality, openness, and public service. He will focus primarily on sharing evidence-based consumer health information to support ‘Choosing Wisely,’ an initiative led by the ABIM Foundation and Consumer Reports. Mr. Rasberry will also assist Consumer Reports in understanding how patients use Wikipedia to get information on which they base decisions about the risks and benefits of health procedures. Initially, his efforts will focus on improving the quality of consumer health information on Wikipedia in support of ‘Choosing Wisely,’ which aims to provide evidence-based information about medical tests, treatments, and procedures to both physicians and consumers...”



08/16/2012, 06:08

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Date tagged:

05/21/2012, 17:53

Date published:

05/21/2012, 20:42