Personal Health Data and the Doctor-Patient Relationship: Are We Missing Something?

I hope you have time to read the #hcldr blog this week and join us Tues 830p E for our weekly tweetchat! Looking forward to see you there!

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Bandwidth - Jason Cross

Blog post by Joe Babaian

In 2014, the #hcldr tag was used over 148K times with an average of 17 tweets every hour, of every day, all year – ultimately reaching – potentially – 825M views (Data Here). What does this data mean to you? Well it certainly gives an overview of what #hcldr is doing, what it looks like, and, perhaps, its general health. What it doesn’t do is show nuances of the details that make #hcldr so important to many of us. It doesn’t show the impact #hcldr has on participants or where #hcldr needs to improve.

In this active world of #DigitalHealth, we have access to almost unlimited personal health statistics and consider our own health data a valuable, useful resource to both ourselves and our healthcare providers. This month Amy Standen (@amystanden) wrote “Sure You Can Track Your Health Data, But Can…

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