IW: Commons-based peer production and the medical information monopoly

Infoworld’s John Udell has a thoughtful piece about medical information: ‘…Medicine is, among other things, a kind of information monopoly, as are other professional fields including IT. It’s inevitable that peer production will challenge these information monopolies, and medicine is a particulary interesting test case…’ Also, there is an announcement of HealthNewsReview website, which will gauge the quality of health information news reports.

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