Collection, Health 2.0
Pharma and Social Media; Gaming against Cancer; Evidence for Online Education
- Top Ten Drug Companies in Social Media | InventorSpot – Pharma begins to pilot different models of social media. One of the most interesting is Pfizer’s creation of an online community to pair patients and researchers in particular disease areas for access to clinical trials. Keep moving forward!
- ‘Shoot-em-up’ helps teens battle cancer – CNN.com – A study he conducted that was published in 2008 showed that patients who played Re-Mission took their medication more consistently and learned more about their disease than those who didn’t.
- News: The Evidence on Online Education – Inside Higher Ed – Online learning has definite advantages over face-to-face instruction when it comes to teaching and learning, according to a new meta-analysis released Friday by the U.S. Department of Education.