The UK Department of Health Policy Research and National Institute for Health Research i4i programmes have commissioned the Health Over the Internet Protocol (HOIP) Community Interest Company to undertake a scoping study into Web 2.0 technologies and the implications of the web-based personal health record
The research team will be running a number of workshops and on-line events to encourage contributions and opinions from individuals and groups with experience in this field or similar fields in other industry sectors.
More details can be found at www.hoip.eu/web2health or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org for a summary of the research brief. A brief introductory presentation can be viewed at www.hoip.eu/web2health/briefing.
Our friends at the NHS Faculty of Health Informatics have established good connections with the researchers and promised to keep us informed with developments.