Have a look at Merilee Fullerton's post on the release of the Health Council of Canada report. I couldn't have said it better myself. Merilee get's a ton of comments at her posts so you learn as much from them as the original.
Ian Furst http://www.waittimes.blogspot.com
"Health 2.0 is participatory healthcare characterized by the ability to rapidly share, classify and summarize individual health information with the goals of improving health care systems, experiences and outcomes via integration of patients and stakeholders."
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