Amy Tenderich is the engine behind DiabetesMine, “a gold mine of straight talk and encouragement for people living with diabetes.” Hearing her speak at Health 2.0 was a highlight of the conference for me and she just co-authored a book, so I wanted to bring her over to our page and ask a few questions […]
Archives for April 2008
Ted Eytan‘s April 16, 2008, iHealthBeat column lays out the benefits of providing real-time, secure access to health records: “As our profession understands the benefits of patient partnership better, more medical groups are discovering that there aren’t compelling arguments for keeping patients’ information secret.”
Cheryl Miller has written an excellent article, “Blogging Infertility,” in The New Atlantis. She brings up a lot of themes that have been echoing throughout my other reading: a once-silent group newly empowered by the internet; teaming patients with similar profiles; home-care tips (there could be a whole blogroll on injections, btw, starting with AmyT […]
That’s Home Depot’s slogan and the subject of an excellent essay by Amy Tenderich of Diabetes Mine. Be sure to read the comments, where there is a healthy debate going on about mental illness, triple cheeseburgers, and paradigm shifts.
The Deloitte Center for Health Solutions released a very interesting report on “Health Care Consumerism” which looks at five “zones” of activity: traditional health services, self-directed care, alternative and non-conventional health services, financing, and information seeking. I recommend checking out their report for a few reasons: 1) Many of their findings ring true to me. […]