Review of HealthTap

As posted below, I joined HealthTap a month ago, impressed with its vision of bringing real medical expertise to the public in a Yahoo Answers type format. Since then I’ve participated actively. As of today, I’ve answered 40 questions, and I’ve been thanked by 30 members — it’s tempting to call them patients, but they’re […]


Last week I was invited to join an online service called healthTap. I signed up this weekend, and have been enjoying it so far. It’s a free membership site where users ask brief medical/health related questions. The questions are then answered, also briefly, by one or more physicians in the “Medical Expert Network.” Each doctor […]