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We Are Leading the Trend

The Web is here to support us. Even though we live in Sandpoint, we have access to the entire world’s offerings via the Internet. As the healthcare issue grows as a concern for everyone, more organizations are stepping in with Internet (Web 2.0 – social networking) solutions. These organizations are generating sites that provide services for their viewers.

A community of interest gathers at Stonehenge,...

ReadWriteWeb writes about how “the number of U.S. adults who are Health 2.0 consumers has risen to over 60 million.” SWC is part of this trend – we are providing usable information to our community.

ReadWriteWeb writes about how “the number of U.S. adults who are Health 2.0 consumers has risen to over 60 million.” SWC is part of this trend – we are providing usable information to our community.

Here is a post on some of the new web sites on health. I found a few very interesting. Patients Like Me as the names infers, it connects up people with similar conditions. Daily Support also connects people in a similar way. This is where the new Web 2.0 excels.

DoublecheckMD gives you the access to medical text that your physician also as access too. You get to research diseases and drugs – if in doubt, search.

Vitals.com allows you to check out any doc. You learn where and when he or she went to school along with his or her contact information.

Organized Wisdom is a collective knowledge base created by laypeople, the “the Wikipedia of healthcare.”

American Well “makes it easy for you to talk to physicians, immediately, from home. ”

Then there are the old providers of information:

www.webmd.com

www.mayoclinic.com

www.medicinenet.com

www.healthline.com

www.drweil.com

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