Paradigm shift or annoying distraction: emerging implications of web 2.0 for clinical practice.

@article{Spallek2010ParadigmSO,
  title={Paradigm shift or annoying distraction: emerging implications of web 2.0 for clinical practice.},
  author={Heiko Spallek and Joan O'Donnell and Maria Clayton and P. Anderson and Antje. Krueger},
  journal={Applied clinical informatics},
  year={2010},
  volume={1 2},
  pages={96-115}
}
Web 2.0 technologies, known as social media, social technologies or Web 2.0, have emerged into the mainstream. As they grow, these new technologies have the opportunity to influence the methods and procedures of many fields. This paper focuses on the clinical implications of the growing Web 2.0 technologies. Five developing trends are explored: information channels, augmented reality, location-based mobile social computing, virtual worlds and serious gaming, and collaborative research networks… CONTINUE READING