Warning: Do not read The Decision Tree unless you’re ready to make some kind of change in your life. Thomas Goetz catalogs the recent advances (and setbacks) in medicine & personal health, but also maps out the possibilities for how things could get better. He does this so convincingly that you can’t believe it’s not already taking […]
In politics and in health care, participation matters as much as access. The passion we saw in the political campaigns last year is matched by the passion we see when someone is trying to save a life, find a better treatment, or just manage the health of a loved one. What are you doing in […]
The poli-tech tribe gathered in New York last week for the Personal Democracy Forum and, as Craig Newmark put it, welcomed “our new nerd overlords.” Esther Dyson, Jamie Heywood, Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY), and I were asked to take on a breakout panel entitled, “From Participatory Politics to Participatory Medicine: The Coming Revolution in Health […]
Original title: Health 2.0 meets Ix: Susannah Fox’s presentation Here are my prepared remarks for the “Navigating the New Health Care Delivery System” segment at the Health 2.0 meets Ix conference (with the lines I added to respond to other themes brought out during the conference in bold) “Is Health IT the answer? Only if […]
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.
Here is my third post in a series of look-backs at the November 2008 Chronic Disease Care conference in San Francisco. (OK, yes, it’s now January 2009 — I’m savoring the experience, not Twittering it!) The first post was about spreading improvement beyond early adopters, the second was devoted to patient voices, and this will […]