Following David Rothman’s initiative I started to collect wikis focus on health. I have added to the list Wikiecho launched by Dr. S. Sulfi Wikiecho is a project to create a free, up-to-date and reliable online resource covering the rapidly advancing field of echocardiography . Check out the Help page to see how you can… Read more »
Monthly Archives: March 2008
E-Health and Society: An Empirical Study of Catalonia at eHealth News EU
I would like to thank indeed Ruslan David, eHealthNews.EU Portal Administrator/Editor, for his help to disseminate the results of the research project E-Health and Society: An Empirical Study of Catalonia and also for his wonderful job as Editor of eHealthNews.EU – the First European eHealth News Portal.
Rating Physicians and Hospitals and Web 2.0: Could it really change health demand?
Checking my RSS I have found a interesting post titled Health Care’s Broke: Physician Rating and Quality Indicators where the author mentions some physicians’ and hospitals’ opinions about Web 2.0 rating tools: You’re only going to get the extreme patients to evaluate you (and often the unhappy ones) The unhappy patients will have the opportunity… Read more »
E-Health and Society: An Empirical Study of Catalonia
Between 2005 and 2007 I worked in a research project titled Project Internet Catalunya – Technological Modernisation, Organisational Change and Service Delivery in the Catalan Public Health System (PIC Salut) directed by Prof. Castells and supported by Catalonia Government. I’m glad to announce that the English summary is already available: E-HEALTH AND SOCIETY: An Empirical… Read more »
A First Comparison of Google Health and MS HealthVault
Vince Kuraitis has posted A First Comparison of Google Health and MS HealthVault perfectly summed up by the following table from his post:
The Medicalization of Cyberspace
A few weeks ago, Jordí Sánchez-Navarro sent me a link to a book titled The Medicalization of Cyberspace written by Andy Miah and Emma Rich (see Table of Contents) The entire infrastructure and culture of medicine is being transformed by digital technology, the Internet and mobile devices. Cyberspace is now regularly used to provide medical… Read more »