Kevin Kruse and his team have put together another incredible event in Philadelphia: e-Patient Connections 2010. Follow the tweets by searching for #epatcon or read the excellent summaries being written in real-time by Leigh Householder and Seth Quillin on the blog What’s Your Digital IQ? Definitely watch the curtain-raiser video, starring our own e-Patient Dave: […]
The video of my Mayo Transform 2010 speech, The Power of Mobile, is now up on the conference site as well as on YouTube. It was an honor to be part of this event. Many thanks to David Rosenman and his team for inviting me!
Prepared for Mayo Transform 2010: Thinking Differently About Health Care (video now available). Ten years ago, I wrote the Pew Internet Project’s first report on the impact of the internet on health care, calling it “The Online Health Care Revolution.” Back then, the idea that people were searching online for health information was revolutionary. All […]
e-Patient Dave’s book, Laugh, Sing, and Eat like a Pig, is out! Mark Graban captures the health geek excitement: The best writers make you feel like you’re spending time with a wise friend — add some tears and laughs and you have Dave’s book. I wasn’t there for his whole journey, so I’m learning new […]
UPDATE: On Feb. 18, 2015, PatientsLikeMe and Walgreens announced a partnership: “Now, anyone researching a medication or filling a prescription on Walgreens.com can access a simple snapshot that shows how their prescribed medication has impacted other patients on the therapy, including medication side effects, as reported by PatientsLikeMe members.” One more step away from “crazy” and toward “obvious” […]
Adam Bosworth of Keas delivered quite a lecture yesterday at the Alliance for Healthcare Foundation. He talks about how Americans don’t really like data (but they need it), why “frugal innovation” is the best path for start-ups, how e-Patient Dave shook up the EHR world, why health privacy legislation would kill patient-driven research, and why […]