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Medicine 2.0: Social Networking, Collaboration, Participation, Apomediation & Openness

In a very significant development for eHealth, a broad adoption of Web 2.0 technologies and approaches coincides with the more recent emergence of Personal Health Application Platforms and Personally Controlled Health Records such as Google Health, Microsoft HealthVault, and Dossia.

Social Networking Sites: Power and responsibility at work

Social networks are providing tremendous opportunities for people to collaborate. But until now, thinking has focused only on how organisations can respond to and capitalise on networks. This new report by Demos argues that we have to look equally at how networks use organisations for their own ends. Encouraging employees to use networking technologies to build relationships and closer links with colleagues and customers could help businesses rather than damage them.