Crowd Vs. Experts - who to trust for health information?
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

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

on

  • 3,027 views

Who do you trust for health information?

Who do you trust for health information?

Statistics

Views

Total Views
3,027
Views on SlideShare
2,788
Embed Views
239

Actions

Likes
9
Downloads
50
Comments
1

7 Embeds 239

http://blog.e-healthgr.com 137
http://curetogether.com 86
http://www.bmlabs-mag.gr 11
http://webcache.googleusercontent.com 2
https://admin2.andiamosystems.com 1
http://www.curetogether.org 1
http://www.slideshare.net 1
More...

Accessibility

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Adobe PDF

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
  • just all very good health info points well done! http://www.fithuman.net/
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

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

  • Crowd vs. Experts Who to trust for health information? Alexandra Carmichael, Mar 2009
  • I’m a panelist for the Great Debate “Wiki vs. Expert”: What's the best approach to knowledge creation?
  • The Lineup: Experts vs. Users Slig htly ske we d?
  • My Reaction: Help! OK, deep breath.
  • I asked my 1300 / friends: Who do you trust for health information?
  • Lots of replies and discussion from: social media advocates patients doctors regular folks self-trackers
  • Theme #1: Who is an Expert? Experts Patients Experts are not But not all patients necessarily MDs are experts @ePatientDave, health trackers
  • 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
  • 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
  • Theme #4: Can patients run their own clinical trials? ALS Lithium study - patients self-tracking at PatientsLikeMe
  • So what’s the answer? Crowd or experts? 1. It depends. 2. Transparent collaboration is a start. 3. Deep breathing is always good. :)
  • Other themes, ideas, who-to-trust thoughts? Write to me! alexandra@curetogether.com twitter: @accarmichael