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Doctors Don't Always Know Best: The Rise of e-Patients Offers a New Prescription for Resounding Health
Date:10/6/2009

While politicians and lobbyists argue about who gets health care and who pays for it, people still get sick. An increasingly restless, assertive and sophisticated group of internet-enabled e-patients, is taking matters into their own hands and becoming equal partners with, if not the primary drivers of the medical profession in managing their own health.

Los Altos, CA (PRWEB) October 6, 2009 -- As President Obama rallied doctors in the Rose Garden, Professor Clayton Christensen, of Harvard Business School and author of The Innovator's Prescription, called for patients to discard their roles as passive health care consumers and become agents of disruptive change in the current issue of Atlantic magazine.

These e-patients now have a powerful new tool for online health search and personalized medicine at www.ResoundingHealth.com -- a new environment that combines a powerful, knowledge-intensive vertical search engine and database with the ability of consumers to customize it for their own needs and then easily share their search results with others, including their health care providers.

Resounding Health was co-founded by Harvard Medical School Professor and former pharmaceutical company executive Dr. Mark Boguski and seasoned Silicon Valley developer and entrepreneur Dr. Alan Littleford. "Our mission is to empower the e-patient" says Littleford. Also, Boguski added, "Our goal is to technologically enable participatory, personalized medicine."

A unique feature of Resounding Health are Casebooks, free e-books that contain essential information from authoritative sources in a convenient package that users can create, build upon, link to, print and share with their doctors, caregivers and others. According to Littleford, future releases of Resounding Health will en
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