Medical Blogosphere Article in Searcher

The May 2009 issue of Searcher contains a useful article on medical blogging, The Medical Blogosphere: How Social Networking Platforms Are Changing Medical Searching. The author, Stephanie Ardito, examines how social networking is impacting the way the media monitors medical news and evaluates how this change is affecting searching methods and search results. The article is not freely available online, but is available in the ASC Library. What is available without a subscription is the bibliography and useful list of links mentioned in the article, including several top medical blog ranking lists.

These URLs appear in the article:
THE MEDICAL BLOGOSPHERE: HOW SOCIAL NETWORKING PLATFORMS ARE CHANGING
MEDICAL SEARCHING
by Stephanie C. Ardito
Ardito Information & Research, Inc.
Searcher, the Magazine for Database Professionals
Vol. 17, No. 5 • May 2009

http://blogs.wsj.com/health/

http://www.pharmalot.com/

http://www.diabetesmine.com/

http://sayingnotovaccines.blogspot.com/

http://www.patientslikeme.com/

http://www.technorati.com/blogging/state-of-the-blogosphere/

http://www.harrisinteractive.com/harris_poll/index.asp?PID=937

http://sethgodin.typepad.com/

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/theblog/

http://www.rosie.com/blog/

http://www.myspace.com/parishilton

http://www.nytimes.whsites.net/mediakit/online/
audience/audience_profile.php

Further Reading

http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/
08_50/b4112058194219.htm

http://www.brandweek.com/bw/content_display/news-and-features/
packaged-goods/e3ideada6994c7b92e7f67e8f8804394a08

http://www.icrossing.com/articles/How%20America%20Searches
%20-%20Health%20and%20Wellness.pdf

http://www.envisionsolutionsnow.com/pdf/Studies/
Health_Blogosphere_Final_sm_doc.pdf

http://www.pewinternet.org/pdfs/PIP_Health_Aug08.pdf

http://www.harrisinteractive.com/harris_poll/index.asp?PID=937

http://www.jmir.org/2008/3/e28/

http://www.pharmalot.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/07/medical-blogs.pdf

http://cms.carepages.com/export/sites/default/CarePages/en/
Press/white_papers/online_health_care_gets_personal.pdf

http://www.manhattanresearch.com/files/White_Papers/
Catch_the_New_Pharmaceutical_Marketing_Wave.pdf

http://www.manhattanresearch.com/newsroom/Press_Releases/
over-60-million-health-20-consumers.aspx

http://blog.nielsen.com/nielsenwire/online_mobile/
top-us-newspaper-sites-see-more-visitors-shorter-stays

http://www.pharmalive.com/magazines/
medad/view.cfm?articleID=3686#

http://www.chcf.org/documents/chronicdisease/
HealthCareSocialMedia.pdf

http://www.pbs.org/idealab/2008/07/
should-doctors-blog-can-blogge.html

http://www.pharmalot.com/2008/07/
doctor-blogs-reveal-patient-info-endorse-products/

http://www.technorati.com/blogging/state-of-the-blogosphere/


Blog Rankings

http://northxeast.com/blogging/nxes-fifty-most-influential-bloggers/

http://edrugsearch.com/edsblog/healthcare100/index.php

http://medblog.nl/2007/07/31/medblogformule-toegepast-op-engelstalige-medblogs/

http://www.time.com/time/specials/2007/0,28757,1725323,00.html

http://www.rncentral.com/nursing-library/careplans/top_50_health_2.0_blog

http://www.rncentral.com/nursing-library/careplans/100_best_health_care_policy_blog

http://www.ondd.org/the-top-100-academic-medical-blogs/

http://technorati.com/pop/blogs/


Blog Search Engines

http://www.blogsearchengine.com/

http://www.bloglines.com/

http://www.blogpulse.com/index.html

http://www.blogscope.net/

http://www.blogsearchengine.com/

http://blogsearch.google.com/

http://www.icerocket.com/

http://www.searchalert.net/

http://www.technorati.com/

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