The Net has turbocharged the field of medical informatics. Social media offer some of the most interesting opportunities to make a difference.
Already, patients are sharing data on chronic diseases at PatientsLikeMe, people support one another on DailyStrength.org and WeAre.Us, and they’re playing games for health like GoCrossCampus. That’s a good start.
- How might social media help? Whom? In what ways?
- Does HIPPA hamper?
- Where are social media having the greatest effect on health issues?
- What can the health care Establishment learn from grassroots uses?