I wrote a long post on e-patients.net about my one day at Medicine 2.0 on Saturday. Here are a few highlights — people who focused on listening to patients and caregivers: “To learn listen well to impressions voiced by patients first” – Sally Okun of PatientsLikeMe closed her presentation with this poem.
Archives for September 2012
“…even the most money-hungry, wannabe apolitical technologist needs to understand the role that social power plays in technology adoption.” – Alexis Madrigal writing about Why the First Laptop Had Such a Hard Time Catching On (Hint: Sexism). Secretaries (women) knew how to use a keyboard, not executives (men), so the adoption of laptops was very […]
This is a request for help finding people who have had bad experiences with online health resources. Let me first say that the internet is often a positive force in people’s lives. My own organization’s research can paint a rather rosy picture: teens are mostly kind to each other online, technology users have more friends […]