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Rate a Doctor?

For years Doc Tom urged us to facilitate patients’ publicly rating doctors as a way to accelerate e-pateints movement. Alan (DrGreene) was excited about this, even though he was a physician, but I was afraid it would open Pandora’s box. In the winter of...

Talk of the Nation

I had the pleasure of being a guest on NPR’s Talk of the Nation yesterday, along with Dr. Scott Haig and Dr. Ted Eytan, to talk about “Do-It-Yourself Diagnosis on the Web.” (For a substantive summary of the show, check out Josh Seidman’s...

Towards Universal Health Records

Recently, Microsoft Corporation announced the launch of Health Vault, a new, free service that allows anyone who needs an individual’s health information to view it online. While this is a great idea and is sorely needed to reduce health care costs and reduce...

Michael Moore’s Sicko Wants You

Michael Moore has decided to do something a little different with the recent release of his documentary detailing some of the ills, as he sees them, of America’s healthcare system. He has encouraged individuals to upload their own healthcare horror stories to...

Health Education vs. Outcomes

The Pew Internet Project has found that the internet has a significant impact on some life decisions (which school to attend, for example), but it does not play a big role in other “major life moments.” Is there something similar in health care? Are there...
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