“Digital Pharma Stealth Economy”?
NYT on PatientsLikeMe.com and CureTogether.com: When Patients Meet Online, Are There Side Effects?
Some people share their health information for the sake of the greater good. Yet they typically have no way of knowing whether their health profiles contribute directly to the development of more effective treatments — or are simply mined to create more effective drug marketing.
Posted by Will Baum, LCSW