A summary of recent research related to cancer and the internet.
The Future of Health Care: Robots and Networks
A radical proposal for saving health care (use robots) meets a parallel approach (use people).
HealthCampDC is the latest in the HealthCamp un-conference series addressing the transformation of health care to a participatory model with active patient engagement through the use of social networking sites, open standards and web 2.0.
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Consumers are often described as the greatest untapped information resource in medicine, but our research shows that patients and caregivers are already accessing that knowledge.
The E-patient is In: How Social Networking Can Make You A Better Surgeon
Social networking may represent an effective way for surgeons to better serve, i.e., to communicate, to educate, to care, for their patients, the public, medical students, residents and the general public.
Pandas, Lobsters, and Health Care
Joe Kvedar asks an excellent question in his post, The Next Phase of Connected Health: Connected Personalized Health: What are the best variables to consider when taking connected health programs from pilot to scale?
Mobile, Social Health at the National Library of Medicine
Speaking to the senior staff of the National Library of Medicine last week was like going before the best kind of murder board. Our jumping-off point was the Pew Internet Project’s latest research on internet penetration, mobile use, and the socia…
Public Health: What’s Digital got to do with it? | Digital Capital Week
A panel discussion focused on digital innovation and public health. Update: Video of the event is now available.
Health 2.0 DC: Passion and Execution at Scale
I think conferences are deeply affected by the spirit of their host city. San Francisco has its hackers and dreamers, Boston has its entrepreneurs and ivy, Paris has its pomp and worldliness. At Health 2.0 DC yesterday, my city showed that it ha…
Health 2.0 Goes to Washington
Susannah Fox talked about mobile, social health (and the power of being in the capital) at the first DC Health 2.0 conference in Washington, DC.