Second Life Healthcare .. getting up to speed fast

If you are interested in healthcare in Second Life, here are a few tips to get you going:

I’m taking snapshots in Second Life of various medical venues. I think it is a quick way to get an overview of the variety that is out there, without actually logging into Second Life: www.sluniverse.com/pics/Default.aspx?Name=Knoh+Oh

The main mailing list for folks that are really involved in SL Medical stuff: lists.secondlife.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/healthcare

There’s a nice wiki being put together at SLHealthy: slhealthy.wetpaint.com

If you are in-world (within Second Life) you would do well to check out these areas:

There are many more places to go, and things change so much in Second Life I hesitate even linking to these…but I know how it helps to have a bit of direction.

Finally, the reason I went into Second Life in the first place was to check out support groups for a medical informatics class I was taking. I found this BBC produced video about Support for Healing Island and that is what convinced me to give the whole thing a try.

About John

Interested in how information intersects daily life, technology, and art. Collaboration specialist, working in social and collaborative media. Biomedical Informaticist, focusing on patient/patient, patient/provider communication.
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