Crowd Vs. Experts - who to trust for health information?

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Crowd Vs. Experts - who to trust for health information?

  1. Crowd vs. Experts Who to trust for health information? Alexandra Carmichael, Mar 2009
  2. I’m a panelist for the Great Debate “Wiki vs. Expert”: What's the best approach to knowledge creation?
  3. The Lineup: Experts vs. Users Slig htly ske we d?
  4. My Reaction: Help! OK, deep breath.
  5. I asked my 1300 / friends: Who do you trust for health information?
  6. Lots of replies and discussion from: social media advocates patients doctors regular folks self-trackers
  7. Theme #1: Who is an Expert? Experts Patients Experts are not But not all patients necessarily MDs are experts @ePatientDave, health trackers
  8. Theme #2: What kind of patients? Chronic Acute Patients have valuable Patients don’t have expertise to advise or as much expertise, complement doctors rely more on doctors Julio Bonis Sanz, MD PhD
  9. Theme #3: Are statistics better than experts? This book says YES! Experts are good at Linear statistical models defining measures are better at making predictions
  10. Theme #4: Can patients run their own clinical trials? ALS Lithium study - patients self-tracking at PatientsLikeMe
  11. So what’s the answer? Crowd or experts? 1. It depends. 2. Transparent collaboration is a start. 3. Deep breathing is always good. :)
  12. Other themes, ideas, who-to-trust thoughts? Write to me! alexandra@curetogether.com twitter: @accarmichael

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