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Medicine 2.0.: Leading Online Technologies June 6, 2008

Posted by tomography in Medicine 2.0, web 2.0.
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Welcome to the second edition of our Medicine 2.0 series! In this edition we are going to take a look at available or soon-to-be-available online technologies which are ahead of their time, and are sure to help us pave the way towards a better Internet and better Medicine.

1. DoubleCheckMD is a website that allows you to search for side effects of the drug that you are taking. It lists side effects by the following categories: general side effects, general warning, pregnancy, lactation, and also gives information on dosage by illness.

2. PatientsLikeMe is a website for patients to share their experience, and learn from others who overcame an illness similar to theirs. Information can be searched by patient, treatment, or symptom.

3. InfomedMD is not available yet, but it is already making the headlines of many blogs and online news sites. Why? Because it promises to provide you personalized medical information through a series of “intelligent” questions. I am eager to see this one happen!

4. Sermo is an online community for health care professionals to exchange information, discuss cases, and learn from each other in real time. No wonder it is expanding so rapidly.


5. Praxeon is a company with already 4 of the handiest online technologies:

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– Andras



1. Oshik Ernst - June 6, 2008

Great links, thank you.

you are welcome to visit in my new blog.

2. tomography - June 7, 2008

Thank you for commenting!
You have a great blog there, too. Keep it up! I will put you on our blogroll.

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