CommentaryMay 25, 2011

Peer-to-peer Healthcare: Crazy. Crazy. Crazy. Obvious.

Is “peer-to-peer healthcare” an idea whose time has come? Evidence and recent examples.

UncategorizedMay 12, 2011

The Social Life of Health Information, 2011

The online conversation about health is being driven forward by two forces: 1) the availability of social tools and 2) the motivation, especially among people living with chronic conditions, to connect with each other.

UncategorizedMay 5, 2011

The Rise of the e-Patient: Understanding Social Networks and Online Health Information-Seeking

Lee Rainie discusses e-patients and their online behavior

UncategorizedJanuary 11, 2011

Mobile, Social, Games, Texts…and Health

An overview of Pew Internet’s latest findings about technology adoption, with an emphasis on mobile use, social networks, and gaming.

UncategorizedDecember 13, 2010

Cancer 2.0

A summary of recent research related to cancer and the internet.

UncategorizedNovember 15, 2010

The Future of Health Care: Robots and Networks

A radical proposal for saving health care (use robots) meets a parallel approach (use people).

UncategorizedNovember 12, 2010

HealthCampDC 2010

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.

UncategorizedNovember 1, 2010

To improve health and health care… fill in the blank

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.

UncategorizedOctober 5, 2010

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.

UncategorizedJuly 15, 2010

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?