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Patient Opinion

I think Patient Opinion is a great example of a Web 2.0 and a business model on the Web at the healtcare sector. Patient Opinion is all about enabling patients to share their experiences of health care, and by doing so help other patients — and perhaps even change the NHS. As well as allowing… Read more »

ICTconsequences Wiki

Finally I have decided to star ICTconsequeces Wiki. I will use it as a personal notebook to share the comments about resources I am working with and it also helps me to order my personal notes. Again it is just a working web project so I hope I will improve its integration with the rest… Read more »

Who is empowered in e-health?

‘Jakob Nielsen’s Digital Divide: The Three Stages’ posted by Ismael Peña talking about Empowerment Divide and a conversation with him make me think about empowerment in health and the consequences of Internet in this topic. Roma Harris and Tiffany Veinot wrote The Empowerment Model and Using E-Health to Distribute Information. In this working paper they… Read more »

Health care: Towards quality performance – OCDE

Improving health is a key concern of OECD societies, as it can contribute to higher economic growth and improved welfare. OCDE Observer The OECD Observer magazine presents concise, up-to-date and authoritative analysis of crucial world economic, social and environmental issues. Since 1962 it has been keeping policymakers, business people, NGOs, researchers and journalists ahead of… Read more »

The 2007 Digital Future Report

The Center for the Digital Future at the USC Annenberg School has presented the results of the fifth year project: The 2007 Digital Future Report. I have read the highlights of the report (the full report is available for purchase) and obviously they have consequences on the health field as far as they talk about:… Read more »

My Works

In this page I am going to collect and share some of the works I have been doing along or with fellows. Research projects Publications During 2005 – 2007 I was working in the Project Internet Catalonia “Technological Modernisation, Organisational Change and Service Delivery in the Catalan Public Health” directed by the Prof. Manuel Castells…. Read more »

ICTconsequences Bibliography

Like most of the researchers I have to manage references and bibliography. Since I started the Phd courses I had tried some of the software available. During the last year I also have tried Refbase,   Bibciter and other open source tools. The result is ICTconsequences Bibliography and the aim is to arrange and share the… Read more »

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