From Dr Google, to Dr Facebook, and beyond…

I recently appeared on the ABC Health Report radio program.

Joel Werner: Do you ever go online to search for symptoms that you’re experiencing? I do it all the time, and it’s a trend that has picked up the nickname ‘Dr Google’. For Ashwin Ram, Dr Google is just one step on the path to future healthcare…

4 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Robyn Wallace on June 26, 2013 at 6:11 pm

    I enjoyed your program on RN health report. I work in cancer prevention, and the healthy lifestyle change is a part of our main messaging, but the translation from message to action is, as you know a challenge for public health as well as for individuals. I would be very interested to see how the group challenge online app works. It is always good to have new things in the toolbox. I like the effect of peer pressure to encourage people to stick to the change. Any results yet? and can i download the app? Thanks


  2. Posted by Mel on June 28, 2013 at 11:09 pm

    Hi, in this podcast you mention you are piloting a group wellness challenge app. Is it possible to gain access to this? Thanks.


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