The Amsterdam Center for Health Communication (ACHC) strives to promote health through research on effective communication.

Published on 22 June 2021 – Hang-Yee Chan, Christin Scholz and their co-authors received the award for ‘Promising Early Career Paper’ at the Information System division of ICA 2021.
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Published on June 17, 2021 – Together with the University of Florida, ACHC researchers published a study in the journal Patient Education and Counseling. This study explored if and how patients and providers initiate the discussion about online health information-seeking during health consultations. Our results demonstrate that the internet is […]
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Published on June 4, 2021 – Together with Amsterdam UMC, ACHC researchers published a study in the Journal of Geriatric Oncology on May 11th, 2021.  This study identified three profiles of older patients with cancer based on their information needs. Besides the well-known “information seeker,” and “information avoider,” a third […]
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Published on May 26, 2021 – The upcoming 71st Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) will be a virtual conference to be held from 27 to 31 May 2021 with “Engaging the Essential Work of Care: Communication, Connectedness, and Social Justice” as conference theme. Several ACHC researchers will present […]
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