I thought I would use my column this month to discuss RevolutionHealth.com. After spending some time surfi ng around the site, I've concluded that it just might be the most over-hyped health information website ever launched. It's an all-around healthcare information portal, with a few interesting features, but there's nothing revolutionary at all.
10% of hospital admissions and 23% of nursing home admissions are due to the failure of a patient to take a prescription medication correctly, and as many as 59% of those taking fi ve or more medications are taking them improperly.
Matthew Holt is a ubiquitous presence in the online world of Health 2.0. He is the proprietor of The Health Care Blog, essential reading that promises to tell you "everything you always wanted to know about the health care system.