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With the rise of social networking in health, the inevitable questions arise about patient’s data and privacy. But such networks also allow for aggregating data which can help people spot trends and …

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Social Networking in Health: e-Patients, Data & Privacy

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  1. Interested in other SXSW presentations this year on health, mental health and/or privacy? Dr. Keely Kolmes has a great entry summarizing such talks:

    http://drkkolmes.com/2009/02/28/preparing-for-sxsw-interactive/

  2. I am a member of the mood community on the Patients Like Me(PLM)website and I find the tracking charts they have on there to be very helpful. I also enjoy participating in the forum because the information sharing that takes places there is very helpful.

    PLM is the only website that I have disclosed any personal information as I do not have a Facebook or MySpace page. I feel comfortable doing this because I hope that by sharing my experiences with various medications and past treatments I can benefit someone else.

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