Med students agree: physicians need to adapt

Interesting post from a med student at SUNY. A teaser:

“Today’s doctors will have to learn how to adopt these advances into their practice on their own, and it’s hard to think of a better time to start than now. The challenge of a patient armed with a dossier of Google searches pales in comparison to an empowered patient who has the motivation and time to enlist several features of 21st century medicine: direct-to-consumer genomics, mobile health apps, personalized medicine, social media tools, personalized health records, and more.”

The whole post and the blog is worth reading:

http://adjacentpossiblemed.blogspot.com/

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About Ileana Balcu

Passionate about healthcare, participatory medicine, e-patients, databases, IT and Health IT, social media, communication, teams and yoga. Proudly volunteering for the Society for Participatory Medicine http://participatorymedicine.org #s4pm

Posted on July 17, 2011, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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