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5 Tips for Deciphering (and Finding) Reliable Online Health Content [Infographic]

5 Tips for Deciphering (and Finding) Reliable Online Health Content [Infographic]

Posted by on Apr 24, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Deciphering online health content is a challenge for many who search on the Internet.  This infographic provides some basic information from two sources: The University of California, San Francisco Website and the Medical Library Association Website. Both are excellent resources to turn to if you have a question about online content.   Online Health...

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E-Caregiving: Dr. Catherine Rose and Alexis (Part 2)

E-Caregiving: Dr. Catherine Rose and Alexis (Part 2)

Posted by on Mar 10, 2014 in Blog | 3 comments

A recent Pew Research Center survey indicates that in just 3 years the number of adults caring for an adult or child with serious illness has grown from 30% in 2010 to 39% in 2013. Many of them are involved in e-caregiving. Yet, like so many, Catherine Rose didn’t know until 2010 that she had been an e-caregiver.  “I always felt that I was really bossy...

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E-Caregiving: Dr. Catherine Rose and Alexis (Part1)

E-Caregiving: Dr. Catherine Rose and Alexis (Part1)

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 in Blog | 1 comment

“Don’t be afraid of being bold and asking for the moon, it’s possible that people will say “YES!”-Catherine Rose Catherine Rose completed three degrees in 4 years at NC State, a BA in Spanish, BS in Mechanical Engineering and BS in Applied Math. Then she went to Stanford for a PhD in Mechanical Engineering, rounding that out with an MBA in...

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E-patient? Smart Patient? What’s the story?

E-patient? Smart Patient? What’s the story?

Posted by on Aug 19, 2013 in Blog | 6 comments

There are two phrases making the rounds that describe you, a member of the growing Medivizor.com community. One is “e-patient” and the other is “smart patient.” What is an e-patient?  Who created the phrase? Published in March of 1996, Health Online: How to Find Health Information, Support Groups, and Self-Help Communities in Cyberspace, first...

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Consulting Doctor Google

Consulting Doctor Google

Posted by on Jun 3, 2013 in Blog | 2 comments

A Google search for information on diabetes results in 267 million results (!).  Another for type II diabetes gives 92 million results.  Plowing through the first few pages you’ll see sites from newspapers, advertisers and blogs.  How will you know which site is providing the most current information?  How will you know if that site is medically...

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