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PatientsLikeMe ~ A Social Hub For Patient Collaboration

One of my key learnings about PatientsLikeMe was that it is indeed a hub for patient collaboration. It was a pure pleasure to have an opportunity to interview Sally Okun of PatientsLikeMe; an organization I have respected for a number of years.

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Socializing and Enabling Health Care

Under the umbrella of socializing and enabling health care, I recently had the opportunity to interview Colleen Young, Founder of Healthcare Social Media Canada and Engagement & Community Manager of the Canadian Virtual Hospice. The topic was: “What is the social activity in the health care space

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10 Reasons Why Patients Blog and The 5 Reasons Why They Don’t Tell Their Doctors

Patients blog ? Now have you thought about patients who blog?  I recently attended (well listened-in) to the Medicine 2.0 conference. I found the Patient Bloggers Panel was one of the most memorable sessions of the conference. Why? It was a reminder of the human-side of Healthcare.

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3 Key Drivers That Have Enabled The Rise Of The Patient

Rise of the patient? Rise of the consumer? What exciting times we are living in. Well I guess it depends on what side of the table you happen to be sitting but I think it exciting regardless. It is fair to say marketing as we know it has radically changed.

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