Internet in Medicine University Course: Google Story and Medical Search Engines

The 9th week of the world’s first university accredited course focusing on medicine and social media was dedicated to the Google story and medical search engines.

First slideshow: The Google phenomenon

  • Also some of the dead ones: Google Lively and Knol
  • Google Demo Slam:
  • Talking about 23andme and how our genomic profiles will affect the future of healthcare

Take-home message: Google can make our lives easier. The question is how close we should let it come to us.

Second slideshow: Medical Search Engines

  • How to search on the web (Google tricks)

Take-home message: Search like a professional and help your patients search properly online.

Lectures this semester: