Consumer health 2.0

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See also Bibliotherapy | Consumer health information | Health 2.0 | Patient education | PatientsLikeMe

No official definition exists for consumer health 2.0 (see health 2.0). It can be described as the application of social media tools and services within the context of consumer health information (and patient education services). (See also Marton, 2011.)

Consumer social networking

  1. CareFlash
  2. Care2
  3. Caring Bridge
  4. Curetogether
  5. DailyStrength
  6. e-Patients
  7. EverydayHealth
  8. Facebook
  9. FitBit
  10. HelloHealth
  11. Inspire
  12. LinkedIn
  13. MediGuard
  14. MDJunction
  15. OneHealth
  16. PatientsLikeMe
  17. PsychCentral
  18. SecondLife
  19. SharingStrength 800px-Flag of Canada.svg.png
  20. Wellsphere
  22. Wellolistic 800px-Flag of Canada.svg.png

Personal life 2.0 & genetics tracking

  1. eHealthMe
  2. FitBit
  3. GenePartner
  4. Geni
  5. GoogleHealth
  7. LifeMojo
  8. Medsphere
  9. Microsoft HealthVault
  10. My Digital Health
  11. MyFamilyHealth
  12. 23andMe

Search 2.0 tools

  1. Bing health
  2. Google Coop Health
  3. Hakia
  4. Healthline
  5. iMedix
  6. MEDgle
  7. Mednar
  8. MeraMD
  9. OrganizedWisdom
  10. TRIPAnswers
  11. Wolfram Alpha


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