McKinlay and Marceau wrote The end of the golden age of doctoring. In this article the authors discussed eight interrelated reasons for the decline of the golden age of doctoring: Major extrinsicfactors (generally outside the control of the profession) include: (1) the changing nature of the state and loss of its partisan support for doctoring,… Read more »
Monthly Archives: April 2007
Wiki about Access, Use and Consequences of ICT in eHealth and Network Society
During this month I have been working on my wiki site. I have organized the items by these categories: Articles Books Institutions People Research Centers Surveys and Indicators As I have said in another post this space is just a personal notebook. But of course comments will be welcome. I will appreciate them. You can… Read more »
Politics of search engine and eHealth
John Sharp has written about the Official Google Blog talking about Getting the Best Care. I have posted about the politics implications of search engines and health information seekers thinking about if “Should we consider ways of addressing the politics of Health Information on the Net as far as Health market mechanism does not work… Read more »
Hospitals on the Net?
A few years ago Porter wrote “Strategy and Internet”. The idea in practice was that “Internet powerfully influences industry structure and sustainable competitive advantage”. In the countries where the healthcare system is not “marked-oriented” the presence of the Hospital on the Net doesn’t matter. There is lack of interest. This is the first barrier. Randeree… Read more »