Patients and Online Communities

The advancement and popularity of patient communities online is an international phenomenon. This panel examines communities in different cultures, languages and context, and shows what impact they have on care delivery in different countries-and what the internationalization of information means … Continued

The Patient is In – Part 1

Are Health 2.0 tools and technologies making a difference for patients and if so, how? We set out in summer 2009 to track some patients as they used Health 2.0 services managing their health and everyday lives. We’ll see them … Continued

The Patient is In – Part 2

Are Health 2.0 tools and technologies making a difference for patients and if so, how? We set out in the summer of 2009 to track some patients as they used Health 2.0 services managing their health and everyday lives. We’ll … Continued

Patients 2.0

Ever since Health 2.0 started conferences, we’ve been asked to feature the voice of the patient. For this conference we got out of the way completely and asked Gilles Frydman to find us some great patients and caregivers to talk … Continued

The Future of Research – Part 2

The emergence of user-generated content, and the rise of patient involvement in Health 2.0 is radically changing research in both discovery and clinical practice. It’s raising important questions. What is peer review? What is evidence? And what’s appropriate methodology in … Continued

The Future of Research

The emergence of user-generated content, and the rise of patient involvement in Health 2.0 is radically changing research in both discovery and clinical practice. It’s raising important questions. What is peer review? What is evidence? And what’s appropriate methodology in … Continued

The Next Generation of Communities: Data Mining and Discovery Platforms

The Next Generation of Communities Online social networks in health are changing rapidly. Less than five years ago the transformation from simple bulletin boards and listservs was just underway. Now online communities are becoming robust tracking tools for longitudinal data … Continued