Health 2.0 News: Anonimity, Virtuality and Crisis Communication
- Clinical Trials and YouTube (Eye on FDA)
- Medical compliance from a patient perspective (Kevin, MD)
…He relates a problem of a chemo patient, a “difficult stick” for the needle people, who asked for the special IV team, who can handle difficult cases. She was told no, and got hurt. Paul asked the team to come up with a better approach. The team will now flag such patients in the system, and he asked them to convene some patients for a further discussion.
- Christopher “moot” Poole: The case for anonymity online:
- Cancer Information On Wikipedia Is Accurate, But Not Very Readable (Medical News Today)
“There are a vast number of web sites where patients can obtain cancer information,” Dr. Lawrence said. “The purpose of this study was to answer one question: Is the cancer information on Wikipedia correct? Reassuringly, we found that errors were extremely rare on Wikipedia. But the way information was presented on PDQ is more patient-friendly.”
- From Twitter to Megaphones: Nine Lessons Learned about Crisis Communication (The Health Care Blog): Lisa Gualtieri shines again.
- Quick, Cheap, and Easy EMR Now Available via Dell (Medgadget): Dell and Practice Fusion together provides cheap EMR solutions.
- Top social media sites in academia 2.0 (The Search Principle Blog): Add your own favourites.
- How Augmented Reality Helps Doctors Save Lives (Read Write Web):
In one example, this form of surgery is aided with the use of AR imagery of a brain superimposed onto the patient’s head, giving the doctor a more tangible visualization. Another example involves being able to visualize a patient’s spine in order to more accurately place a spinal tap, or other spinal injection.