A new trend is emerging with social networks created to help its members with various physical and mental ailments. For people suffering from life altering diseases, offers its members the chance to connect with others dealing with similar issues and research patient data related to their condition.
For alcoholics and addicts, SoberCircle gives people in recovery the ability to communicate with one another and strengthen their recovery through the encouragement of others who can relate to their situation.
Support groups offer a wide array of topics and conditions, encouraging healthy lifestyles in their users, peer support during weight loss, focused on exercise, enabling users to share their own workouts and comment on those of other users.
My Health Record is a secure online summary of your health information. You can control what goes into it, and who is allowed to access it. You can choose to share your health information with your doctors, hospitals and other healthcare providers.