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Leonor Roa (leonor_roa)
Torrejón Hospital
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Attended Medicine 2.0'11 (Stanford University, USA)
Friday, September 16, 2011 to Sunday, September 18, 2011
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Attended Medicine 2.0'12 (Boston, USA)
Saturday, September 15, 2012 to Sunday, September 16, 2012
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Medicine 2.0'11 (Stanford University, USA)

Web 2.0 Based Tools and Physicians: Are We Really Ready to Go?
Leonor Roa Santervas*, Jesus Canora Lebrato, Maria Luaces Mendez, Uwe Spangler, Sonia Gutierrez Gabriel

Background The use of web 2.0 tools is growing in everyday life. 2011 will be possibly the year of the mobile Internet applications going mainstream. As for other sectors, physicians also find multiple applications available for the daily practice, research and communication between doctors and patients. One of the working hypotheses of this study is that most practitioners can use these tools but are still reluctant in using them at work, for daily practice and investigation. In times of c...

Converting Opponents into Advocates: Implementing Facebook for Professional Purposes in a Public University Hospital in Spain.
Maria Luaces*, Leonor Roa*, Uwe Spangler, Jesus Canora-lebrato, Sonia Gutierrez Gabriel

Background The Spanish Healthcare System is governed under a state-owned model, condition which plays a key role on the user experience and its relationship with the System. The use of Web 2.0 and social networks as professional tools is just starting to be considered. Furthermore, these new tools are being introduced bottom-up from employees to executives. A computer-based, paper-free Hospital can offer unique opportunities to use the Web for professional development and this is the case o...

Medicine 2.0'12 (Boston, USA)

Opening an Emergency Room with Web 2.0 Tools as a Bottom up Initiative Inauguration 2.0- a Taxonomy of Tools and Tips
Leonor Roa*, Uwe Spangler*, Patricia Baviano, Ignacio Fernández, Francisco Malagón, Maria Luaces, María García-puente

Achieving an effective cooperation and team working from the workforce is one of the paramount goals for starting a complex organization such as a new hospital and its emergency department. The newly inaugurated Torrejón´s hospital in the north of Madrid, has been a pioneer in this sense. Web 2.0 tools were implemented from the first moment of the inauguration of the Hospital in September 2011. OBJECTIVE: To establish optimized processes and habits through empowering Physicians to organiz...

Medicine 2.0'14 Europe (Malaga, Spain)

Medical Doctors as Online Health Content Curators- Experiences from a New Form of Educating the Patient and His Family
Leonor Roa*, Maite Ortega, Laura Mata

Background Since the beginning of the professionalization of the medical duty the education of the patient has been on the agenda of the medical personnel. Tools like online communities, info portals, mobile tools or content archives help to leverage the power of educating persons. Objectives “People who” was established in order to create and promote a multi service digital platform to improve life quality of people who live with an illness: people who suffer, who take care or who ...

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