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Monthly Archives: November 2007

A Health 2.0 Overview, Through the Eyes of a New Diabetic Geek by Matthew Holt

This is a really interesting phenomenon—a web 2.0 expert, Richard McManus, editor of the well known Web 2.0 blog Read/Write Web, was diagnosed with diabetes recently. What was his response? To find out what Web 2.0 tools there were available to … Continue reading

Genomics vs. Proteonomics: Accessorizing Your Genes

I had the occasion this past weekend to be out with my wife doing some shopping. Apparently, I have been too busy of late to notice that my wardrobe had been in some decline. My wife therefore drug me out … Continue reading

Second Life-maybe I can be convinced, by Matthew Holt

Despite all the hype, I’ve been very down on Second Life.  I’ve downloaded the app, logged on, blundered around and never figured out how to make it work. I spent my first 4 goes trying and failing to get off … Continue reading

Sermo allowing docs to discuss chart errors about them! by Matthew Holt

Sermo got some press this week about a thread that’s of lots of interest to all of us-medical errors and inaccurate records: Several years ago, Botney visited a specialist to check out a bothersome lump in his cheek. He took … Continue reading

Disease Management 2.0?

It seems like it has become fashionable in the Health 2.0 community to say: 1. Disease management doesn’t work 2. We need to incentivize people to stay healthy and not get sick in the first place While I agree with … Continue reading

And the Health 2.0 Design Award Goes to….by Indu Subaiya

I’d like to dedicate my Thanksgiving post to the people who are working on, have worked on and most importantly, ought to be working on issues of design and usability in healthcare. I seem to be joined by Sohrab Vossoughi, … Continue reading

Health2.0 Spring Fling “Connecting Consumers & Providers” Last UPDATE: 12.17.07 March 3-4, 2008 | The Westin San Diego, CA Monday, March 3rd Health 2.0 Accelerator :: 12 to 3pm Unconference :: 2 to 5pm Party :: 6:30 to 10pm Tuesday, … Continue reading

The new Health 2.0: User Generated Media page by Matthew Holt

We are soft launching today some Turkey day viewing for you. It’s the new Health 2.0 User Generated Media page. No, we’re not trying to replace ICYou or YouTube, in fact this page is just a use of the new-ish … Continue reading

When the Patient is a pain the doctor blames Google, by Matthew Holt

This article in Time written by an New York-based orthopedic surgeon is called When the Patient Is a Googler. But the problem is not Google, or online health information searching. Most doctors like a better informed patient. The problem is … Continue reading

Personal Genome Management-the next big thing? by Matthew Holt

There are 160m Americans looking for health information online and somewhere in the realm of 10–30% of those are viewing and creating their own content. But that has made moderate impact on the mainstream press (with Laura Landro being an … Continue reading

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