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Harvard Health Publishing is Dedicated to Patient Safety & Quality


For more than 200 years, HMS has been the most prestigious and trusted source of medical education in the world. The Harvard Medical School name is synonymous with best-in-class learning, clinical excellence and innovative biomedical research—an assurance that the knowledge imparted creates transformational impact.

Symptom screening is critical for patient safety, clinical quality, and operational efficiency throughout the continuum of care. Harvard Health Publishing (HHP) is the consumer health education division of Harvard Medical School (HMS), under the direction of Dr. David H. Roberts, Dean for External Education. Our publications draw on the expertise of the 11,000+ faculty physicians at HMS, as well as our world-famous affiliated hospitals, to provide authoritative, trustworthy, and actionable health information to our global audience. Our content is delivered in easy-to-understand language that supports patient education and consumer engagement.



New Information

Whenever major changes in clinical practice occur, those changes will be reflected within the Harvard Health Publishing content quickly, usually in a few weeks, sometimes in days.


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Harvard Health Publishing’s health experts and experienced writers work closely with faculty at Harvard Medical School faculty and the Harvard-affiliated hospitals to develop timely, accessible, and evidence-based content on the health and wellness issues that matter most. Content is reviewed and updated on a rolling basis.




The mission of Harvard Health Publishing is to nurture a diverse, inclusive community dedicated to alleviating suffering and improving health and well-being for all through excellence in teaching and learning, discovery and scholarship, and service and leadership.


Learn More

To learn more about Harvard Health Publishing, visit Health Information and Medical Information - Harvard Health. 


Meet the Harvard Health experts here: Our Health Experts - Harvard Health


Natural Language Symptom Screening

Keona Health has integrated HHP symptom content into its next-generation symptom screening. On the front-end, it uses natural language processing to remove barriers of health literacy. On the back-end, instead of leaving patients to their own devices, it guides them through the next steps.