…The remaining 95% of “patients” out there are not motivated to become informed, or invest the time/energy/money in using any of these tools. These are the folks that know that fast food isn’t healthy, but are just too tired to choose differently. Some (emphasis on some) will do a standard google search when they receive […]
Archives for January 2010
Eric Schmidt wants to solve health care’s “platform database problem” and one critic has countered that “computers cannot practice medicine.” One of Google’s initiatives is to guide consumers to safe, trusted health websites. Is that such a bad thing? Search result placement can make or break a site or a business model, which is where […]
Elizabeth Cohen, CNN Senior Medical Correspondent, captured the zeitgeist of the health data rights movement in today’s must-read article, Patients demand: ‘Give us our damned data’. An e-patients all-star team is quoted in the story: Jen McCabe, Regina Holliday, e-Patient Dave, Alan Viars.