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Peer-to-peer health care is a slow idea that will change the world

Peer-to-peer health care is a slow idea that will change the world | Clinical Placements | Scoop.it

Someone recently asked me to name the most exciting innovation in health care today.

 

I think he was hoping for a sexy technology tip, like an app that's catching fire in the expert patient communities I follow.

 

Nope.

 

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: the most exciting innovation of the connected health era is … people talking with each other.

 

At the Pew Research Center we call it “peer-to-peer health care” and measure it with national survey data...


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Stephanie T Holland's curator insight, August 11, 2013 6:01 AM

Being written about in the mainstrea media ia a pretty exciting development that will bring it into mainstream consciousness. 

Arun Shrivastava's curator insight, August 25, 2013 4:14 AM

Why not P2P in healthcare? If one has a health problem, why don't we ask around? Form a group of humanists, experts, independent researchers, naturopaths, homeopaths.....just discuss. When the problem is identified, solution is easy to find. Just ask....it doesn't cost money to ask. I did it and saved my life.

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Medical placements start with Indigenous education session - Northern Star

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Medical placements start with Indigenous education session Northern Star The placements are facilitated by the University Centre for Rural Health in Lismore and during their time here the students complete clinical training and receive additional...
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