eHealth and Patient Social Networking
The Growing Clout of Online Patient Groups
Wednesday June 13th Wall Street Journal D1.
Refers to interesting sites: e-patients.com and a wiki for cancer patients: lo-wiki.acor.org. We'll see much more of this ilk in the near future where motivated consumers demand a say in their healthcare or finances or educational systems or government issues at large. So long to program administrators and hello to facilitators of such dialogues.
Knowledge is no longer power. Scholarship and Leadership remain vital, of course. Organizational or industry-specific success will stem from an enterprise's ability to facilitate the abundance of everyone knowing (i.e. Internet). cperrien