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What is the future of Health 2.0 in Europe?

Pascal Lardier, International Director of Health 2.0 asked me for an interview about the future of health 2.0. Here is the interview and an excerpt:

Basically, the medical acts remain the same: doctors will continue to receive their patients. But both stakeholders need to adapt and be able to deal with the rapidly growing amount of information available online. As the patient’s motivation is clearly more important (their health is at stake), they are more open to these innovations/developments while medical professionals use the internet and social media for other purposes: education, collaboration, diagnostic technologies, etc… Patients and doctors basically use the same type of technologies for different purposes. I’m sure social media, used with strategy and caution, will help fill the gap between patients and their physicians.

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  1. The future is unpredictable but I agree with you that the health care would basically remain the same. Nice interview here, I haven’t checked the whole item but will do so. Kudos and TC.

    September 15, 2011
  2. the acts remains the same i think social media will take a big role in the health department in the near future. Will be reading the rest of the entry. Thanks for the share!

    September 19, 2011

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