Posts Categorized: Information Systems

Innovative health technologies: health systems in transition Synthesis

I have collected all the presentations in the same post to summarise the information. Thank you very much indeed to all the participants for these inspiring and wonderful days. I would like also to express my gratitude to Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3) for its support. Workshop: Innovative health technologies: health systems in transition Supported by:… Read more »

Workshop: Innovative health technologies: health systems in transition

I’m deligthed to announce the “Innovative health technologies: health systems in transition Workshop” Supported by: Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3) Organized by: Francisco Lupiáñez-Villanueva (Internet Interdisciplinary Institute –UOC) and Michael Hardey (Hull/York Medical School – Science and Technology Studies Unit, Department of Sociology, University of York) Data: 26th and 27th November Place: UOC IN3 building. Av…. Read more »

Doctors, Citizens and the Internet: Brown Bag Seminar Series – SATSU

On 23rd June I had the pleasure to present some of the results of our research in the Brown Bag Seminar Series at Science and Technology Studies Unit (SATSU) in the Department of Sociology at University of York where I’m as a visiting researcher. Analysis of Internet Use in Catalonia Health System: Webs, Doctors and Citizens… Read more »

Healthcare system 2.0: from industrial healthcare to network healthcare

I just want to share my presentation “Healthcare system 2.0: from industrial healthcare to network healthcare”. It could be also entitled “From information to interaction, from citizen to networked citizen, from physicians to networked physicianas… Healthcare in transition to Network Society”. I have to congratulate  Kroniker, Sanidad 2.0 and Healthcare Department of Euskadi, specially Dr…. Read more »

Excellent reflection about EHR by Vince Kuraitis

Most of the times when I read my RSS feeds I’m susprised by the amounts of post that are based on slogans, beliefs, wishes… but sometimes I’m surprised by the quality of some reflection. I would like to share Vince Kuraitis post entitled EHR 2.0: Thinking Outside the Cat Box. This post presents a number… Read more »

Spreading thesis research results

Lately I haven’t posted because I have been developing my thesis site to spread the results of the research. The site is in Spanish and the discussion will be in Spanish too. Here goes the video of my presentation (it’s also in Spanish if somebody likes to subtitle it, will be very welcome). I’m sorry… Read more »

Thesis defense: The Internet, Health and Network Society

On 23rd January 2009 I defended my PhD thesis “Internet, health and society. Analysis of the uses of internet related to health in Catalonia” supervised by the IN3’s Director and UOC Research Professor Manuel Castells. I’m translating my slide presentation, it takes time because It has many figures, just take a look at the Spanish… Read more »


Today I have received an email telling me “natldialogue (natldialogue) is now following your updates on Twitter”. Obviously, I check the link; its bio description states “How should we protect personal privacy and expand the use of information technology to improve health care?” and its link that points me to A National Dialogue On… Read more »

Society, Health and the Internet references

This post will be for sure my longest post ever. I would like to share my thesis’s references. You could also find them at my personal references manager. Enjoy them! REFERENCIAS · Alonso, J.L. et al. (2003). “Estudio del Web”. En: Cibermetría: nuevas técnicas de estudio aplicables al Web. Gijón: Ediciones TREA, págs. 27-80. ·… Read more »

Health and Web 2.0 in the Information Age videos available at YouTube

I’m glad to announce that Health and Web 2.0 in the Information Age videos are available at YouTube. Health in the Information Age by Rita Espanha Health and Web 2.0 by Michael Hardey Health and Web 2.0: initiatives from Catalonia Government by Joan Guanyabens Enjoy them! Thanks again to those who made this conference possible…. Read more »