A sneak preview of my remarks at the “Health 2.0 meets Information Therapy” conference appears on the IxCenterBlog: Participatory Democracy, Participatory Medicine. A good discussion of the issues has already begun there and on The Health Care Blog.
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Andre Blackman has posted an important essay about mobile tech’s potential in health care — and the imperative to not miss this cluetrain.
“Ask your patients what they use, what they want to use, and how you can be there for them.” — Ted Eytan‘s advice to IT-reluctant health professionals in a Twitterview with Diario Médico.
Amy Tenderich weighs in on the name debate: patient vs. consumer. Almost anything is better than cyberchondriac or medical googler, but e-patient is still my favorite.
Bob Coffield’s slide set, Consumer Driven Health Care: The Impact of Social Media and Health 2.0, is a lawyer’s eye view of the current market. Plus he included a couple neat Wordles.
Our own John Grohol has an interesting article up on PsychCentral about teens, sex, technology, and the online disinhibition effect (comments are also open on Well). For us: Does online disinhibition play a role in everyone’s use of online health resources?