Future of Social Health
Based on the conversations during the WhiteBoard session at BlogWorld,
together the following thoughts that we should cover during the call on December
This includes a
list of questions we really should ask ourselves as we determine how
est to move forward. Importantly, there are some other groups that are currently
looking to answer many of the same questions that came up during the WhiteBoard
One of the key questions we should answer is how we should work with
I’ve also put together a draft of what could be mission for the group and some ideas
around who should be brought in as members of this group.
I look forward to our c
onversation on Wednesday afternoon. In the meantime, if
you have any thoughts or additions to these thought starters, please add them via
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Topics to Cover during Dec. 14
What conversations have taken place between members since BlogWorld?
What are the project goals? What deliverables should we be focused on?
below for proposal about a position paper.)
What should be the make
up of the core group? What responsibilitie
this group have? How should membership expand/contract?
What should the group call itself? Future of Social Health?
Can we connect to/support work currently underway by the Digital Health
Coalition? Are there other organizations to reach out t
o? What will be the
nature of those relationships?
Should there be face
? If so, when?
Based on the conversations during the WhiteBoard session, I pulled together the
following as a proposed mission for the group, and identified some
stakeholders for the group.
Recognizing the tremendous opportunity that social media and digital tools can play
in improving health outcomes, we will establish a vision for the future of digital
health information, defining
the appropriate roles and responsibilities that each key
stakeholder group will play in the creation, delivery and use of different health
Providers (Hospital Chains)
acturers (Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Medical Diagnostics Companies)
Government Authorities (FDA, HHS, NIH)
eliverable for the Group:
A position paper, providing a vision for the future of social health, along with an
outline of the roles that each stakeholder group will play in the creation and
delivery of health information.
The document will
provide a sense of the
at each stakeholder group will have in the creation and delivery of
as well as the boundaries around those roles
serve as a
guide for future interactions.