Inspired by a call for essays about e-patient travel stories: There is an unspoken code at airport gates. Don’t touch me. Don’t touch my stuff. Don’t step in front of me unless you have a heck of a good reason, especially if I got here before you did.
The Reuters story about Facebook taking its “first steps into healthcare” read like an announcement that Las Vegas was getting into entertainment or that New York City was getting into fashion. Extraordinary health communities have grown up between the cracks of Facebook’s platform. It’s just that up until now executives publicly looked the other way. […]