Medicine and Social Media: Compilation

Social media is changing the way medicine is practiced and healthcare is delivered. Web tools, expert-based community sites, medical blogs and services can facilitate the work of physicians, scientists, medical students or medical librarians and can help patients find reliable medical information online. I regularly speak about the newest developments and future implications of medicine and health 2.0 at international events.

Medicine 2.0= web 2.0 + medicine (focusing on doctor-patient communication and technologies)

Health 2.0= web 2.0 + healthcare (focusing on shaping healthcare with web 2.0 tools and concepts)

Must-read posts?

My Slideshows:

What if Dr House used Twitter?  (TEDx, The Netherlands):

Webicina, curating social media

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The first Internet in Medicine University Course:

The Social MEDia Course main page

Second Life, the virtual world and medical education:

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Education and RSS:

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Wikis, medical databases:

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Medical Communities:

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Microblogging and communication:

Medical search engines, tools:

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Podcast, Videocast:

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Open access and journalism:

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Sites, links, news, reviews:

Online Docs and Reputation: