Information technology provides a lot of ideas for how to change, but the tools are only one part of the equation. Without considering the culture in which these tools are used the change we want will not be the change we get.
Resiliency enables us to bounce back from adversity, but like an elastic band too much stretching can lead to breakdown. Food banks, once a stop-gap for food security are now a model for education. Are we stretching a little too far?
Is the ‘e’ part of eHealth working at cross purposes with our wellbeing? The speed, volume and complexity of information online and the myriad ways we access such information may be leading to new types of illnesses and problems as it solves others.
Health promotion is largely focused on large scale social systems, while counseling psychology looks at the individual. Is there a way to bring these two perspectives together and have both specialized and generalized systems thinking and action models?
Is asking whether organics are healthier than conventional food the wrong question — and why the questions we ask shape the knowledge we have