November 11th, 2010
Christian Seebode

Just a quick wrap-up of what I experienced at Mozilla drumbeat. First of all: this was a non healthcare event. It was about open education, sharing, improvement and freedom of the web. Personally I hooked on a thread about web development skills and how one could enforce various skills, badges(certificates) to have a better web [...]

July 30th, 2010
Christian Seebode

Another study conducted by Kaiser Permanente shows the relevance of patient email. Just a short citation.
Patients saw improvements ranging from 2.0 to 6.5 percentage points in cholesterol and glycemic screenings and blood pressure. Study authors say it’s a result of patients becoming more empowered through communication.
The study, in the July issue of [...]

March 21st, 2010
Christian Seebode

WoHIT 2010 was taking place this week in Barcelona. Seems that Patient Centered Technology received considerable attention. Will come back on this.

I’d like to recite a post by Healt Tech Wire on a panel discussion about the changing relationship between patient and physician
Technology must assume responsibility here.
I deliberately take out astatement of Antoine Geissbuehler, MD, [...]

February 13th, 2010
Christian Seebode

A recent discussion in the
Health Care Blog caught my attention:
I support Mathtew’s view:
So I’m bemused by Darthmed’s demand that “Health 2.0 – prove yourself quickly or step aside” Health 2.0 is part of a much larger societal process, and it ain’t going anywhere while there are sick people and while technology evolves [...]

February 8th, 2010
Christian Seebode

With Patient Centered IT we try to document applications to put patients in control. This norwegian system for diabetes control shows this in an impressive way.
“It would not been possible to develop this tool without involving people with diabetes over a period as long as two years,”
This is the central issue. Whether we deal with [...]

February 8th, 2010
Christian Seebode

The case for Patient Centered IT.
The bit i like most:
‘Is anyone else cheaper?’
‘Sorry Sir, i wouldn’t know that’

January 17th, 2010
Christian Seebode

After the 7.0 magnitude earthquake this week the people of Haiti are in desperate need of every possible help. In case you don’t know how to help direct yourself to the big humanitarian organizations or the representation of Haiti in your Country. Or check this page http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_some_things_you_can_do_to_help_Haiti_with_disaster_relief_after_the_earthquake

November 25th, 2009
Christian Seebode

David Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.P.
National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

As the many activities mandated by the HITECH Act move forward, I want to take a moment to share my vision of the overarching goal and some of its implications.  Our goal, above all else, is to make care better for [...]

August 6th, 2009
Christian Seebode

Patient Centered IT blogs and discusses (and hopes to make sense of) some of the topics and concepts that are related to the use of information technology in patient centered care and healthcare delivery in general. But why another term ?  Are Health 2.0 and eHealth or Telemedicine or something not enough ?  They are.  [...]