Posts Categorized: Innovation

Innovation in health: a social science perspective – Andrew Webster

“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 November Place: UOC IN3 building. Av. Canal Olímpic, s/n. Edifici B3, 08860 Castelldefels… Read more »

Online Social Networks Roundtable with Howard Rheingold

First of all, I would like to thank Max Senges and Josep M. Duart as organizators of the roundtable with Howard Rheingold at Open University of Catalonia. Ismael Peña has alredy posted about Rheingold wonderfull talk, but here comes my notes and my reflection. Online Social Networks enable people to co-operate; have always existed, but… Read more »

Social and Economic Factors Shaping the Future of the Internet and Health

On 31 January 2007 US National Science Foundation (NSF) and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OCDE) co-organise a workshop titled “Social and Economic Factors Shaping the Future of the Internet”. The workshop’s goal was to discuss strategic directions for the future of the Internet, from both a technological and a policy viewpoint. To this… Read more »

Doctors and the Web 2.0?

Google Health Advertising Blog has posted Doctors and the Web 2.0 talking about White Paper “Physicians and Web 2.0” done by Manhattan Research: Manhattan Research is a healthcare market research and services firm, laying the foundation for strategic planning for global pharmaceutical, biotech, device and diagnostic, and life sciences companies. Manhattan Research guides clients in… Read more »

Understanding ICT as Innovation in Healthcare Organizations

I have been studying some issues related with Innovation and with Telemedicine (if you follow the links you can see some references about them). In my case the key issue of both items is Information and Communication Technologies. To tackle the complex of these three concepts (Innovation, Telemedicine and ICT) I am following the Conceptual… Read more »