Disclosure of Financial Relationships Daniel Z. Sands, MD, MPH, FACP Has disclosed relationships with entities producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.Cisco Systems, Inc.: Employee and Shareholder
Wikis: The Wisdom of the CrowdThe wisdom of the crowd refers to the process of taking into account the collective opinion of a group of individuals rather than a single expert to answer a question. This process, while not new to the information age, has been pushed into the mainstream spotlight bysocial information sites such as Wikipedia and Yahoo! Answers, and other web resources that rely on human opinion.
Encouraged $ Tertiary Professional Secondary Care Primary Self-Care Discouraged (Off the Map) ¢Source: Ferguson, T. Consumer Health Informatics. Healthcare Forum Journal, 1995.
Encouraged ¢ Individual self-care Friends and families Self-health networks Professionals as facilitators Discouraged Professionals as Professional Care partners Professionals as $ authoritiesSource: Ferguson, T. Consumer Health Informatics. Healthcare Forum Journal, 1995.