Online Patient Groups

Laura Landro’s column in the Wall Street Journal features a series of profiles of online patient groups like MPDinfo.org and ACOR.org, among others. Now seems like the right time to post some data that I’ve been holding back, waiting for the right...

Wikipedia as an e-patient source

Read this quote and think about which industry is being admonished: “We cannot, however, continue to reject Wikipedia because we aren’t comfortable with the wiki process itself… To be quite frank, continually bad-mouthing Wikipedia to the very people who...

Health Search

Bill Tancer is the general manager of global research at Hitwise and writes a column for Time.com called “Science of Search.” His recent column on “Restless Leg, Mumps and Other Maladies” addressed the effect of media attention to certain...

My Idea of Great: Health Data Geeks Convention

I was lucky enough to be invited to a “Data Users Conference” sponsored by the Health Information National Trends Survey/National Cancer Institute, which really should have been called Health Data Geeks Unite! If you have a moment, I highly recommend...

Personal Health Records

Since keeping track of your own health records is part of the e-patient responsibilities described by Charlie Smith in today’s post, I thought I’d point out a study sent to me by Lorenzo Moreno, an analyst at Mathematica Policy Research. His team conducted...

Patient-Driven Content at MedShelf.org

Derek Hansen, a fellow e-health researcher, wrote to me about his latest project and it fit so perfectly that I asked him to write it up for us — thanks, Derek! ——————- Online support groups have long been recognized as an...
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