Articles on ethics


Pay people for their data – yes, or no?

Pay people for their data – yes, or no?

SPM members Casey Quinlan (yes, yours truly) and Jan Oldenburg were part of a trinity of folks debating the idea of paying people for the data they contribute to the digital economy, in healthcare and in all other sectors. Here’s the full version of the...
What Healthcare Can Learn from Mr. Rogers

What Healthcare Can Learn from Mr. Rogers

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by SPM member Nancy Michaels.  Members of our society are welcome to submit guest posts – see the guidelines. I remember when Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood first aired on the Public Broadcasting System. In my mind, he...

e-Patient Lisa Adams

In this guest blog post, member Carly Medosch describes Lisa Adams whom she knows from social media. Lisa Adams was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer and documented her journey in social media. In another post below we describe the media firestorm that was caused...

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