I am glad to notice that many bloggers have started talking about the implications of Google in healthcare. David Rothman has post about Google vs. PubMed linking with another interesting blog called Open Medicine Blog. Those kind of posts support the hyphothesis about the social, economics and political implications of search engines as technological artefacs.
As far as we can understand how those artefacts work we can analyze their impact over all the agents and organizations of healthcare systems. “Shaping the Web: Why the Politics of Search Engine Matters” an article written by Introna and Niseenbaum was one of the first reading I made that tackle this issue. I wonder if there are any papers talking about “Why the Politics of Search Engine in healthcare Matters”. Of course any suggestion will be welcomed.