Attended Medicine 2.0'08 (Toronto, Canada)
Attended Medicine 2.0'09 (Toronto, Canada)
Attended Medicine 2.0'10 (Maastricht, NL)
Attended Medicine 2.0'11 (Stanford University, USA)
Attended Medicine 2.0'12 (Boston, USA)
Attended Medicine 2.0'13 (London, UK)
Medicine 2.0'09 (Toronto, Canada)
Apomediation and Women's Choices of Birth Place and Attendants
Background: Many women use online communities to discuss their pregnancies and plans for childbirth. Knowledge shared and created within these groups may shape or reinforce opinions about birth place (home, hospital, birth center) and attendants (midwife, obstetrician, family physician, unassisted birth) within the broader social context of contested birth philosophies. Objective: In this study, we sought to explore the relationship between apomediation in online pregnancy communities and ...
Medicine 2.0'10 (Maastricht, NL)
Breast Cancer Survivors Create Online Communities When They Need Them: a Survey of English Language Online Communities for Breast Cancer
Background: An increasing majority of individuals are seeking the "just-in-time someone like me" in online communities to aid in their health decision-making. Most research on online communities has focused on characterizing the use of one or a few communities using a single medium such as bulletin boards. Little attention has focused on characterizing the range of online communities on a particular topic. Objective: The purpose of this study was to describe the scope and characteristics ...
Medicine 2.0'11 (Stanford University, USA)
What Is the Role of Online Support for the Supporters? a Multi-Method Study Examining the Use of Online Communities among Breast Cancer Peer Support Providers
Background Online communities offer cancer patients a convenient way to obtain supportive care from peers however, little is known about how or why patients use them for this purpose. Cancer peer support providers are in a unique position to provide insight on the role of online communities in relation to other sources of supportive care. This multi-method study aimed to identify the extent, nature and conditions of online community use among breast cancer survivors, known to be peer suppo...
Medicine 2.0'12 (Boston, USA)
A View of Online Communities Across Stages of Life: Current Research and Future Trends (Panel)
Online communities are virtual social spaces where people come together to share information and support, learn and collaborate with others, promote products or particular views, seek entertainment or simply to find company. When they first emerged in the 1980s, they were supported by mailing list and message board software built on ARPANET, the precursor to the Internet. With the evolution of the participatory web at the turn of the century, online communities now form rapidly around and acr...
Medicine 2.0'13 (London, UK)
Fail Better, Fail Faster, and Learn Together (Panel)
While eHealth initiatives have the potential to transform the patient experience and improve health care, experience has shown that many fail to deliver. Successes should be celebrated, however, there is much to learn from failure – initiatives that didn’t reach the targeted benchmarks or faced an unexpected turn of events. Internally shortcomings may be evaluated, but rarely are they shared publicly so that a wider population can learn, avoid similar pitfalls, and build success upon miss...
Online Communities: Prevalence and Predictors of Use, and Reasons for Non-Use in Cancer Survivors
Background: Online health communities have been shown to provide numerous benefits; however, little is known about the proportion of patients who use online communities as a health resource. The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence and predictors of online community use among cancer survivors. Methods: Testicular, thyroid and breast cancer patients in follow-up at an urban cancer centre were invited to complete a questionnaire examining health-related Internet and social...
Full Paper Publications
Journal of Medical Internet Research
Measuring the Impact of a Moving Target: Towards a Dynamic Framework for Evaluating Collaborative Adaptive Interactive Technologies
Seeking Support on Facebook: A Content Analysis of Breast Cancer Groups
This user's work may be related to
Users who Jackie Bender has said they are a friend/colleague of
Users who have said they are friend/colleague of Jackie Bender
Users who identified Jackie Bender as friend/colleague and who Jackie Bender considers friends/colleagues
Users who Jackie Bender said they have met
Users who said they have met Jackie Bender
Users who have said they have met Jackie Bender and who Jackie Bender says they have met
Jackie Bender is a fan of
Fans of Jackie Bender
Users who said they want to meet Jackie Bender
Medicine 2.0® is happy to support and promote other conferences and workshops in this area. Contact us to produce, disseminate and promote your conference or workshop under this label and in this event series. In addition, we are always looking for hosts of future World Congresses. Medicine 2.0® is a registered trademark of JMIR Publications Inc., the leading academic ehealth publisher.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.