Better networking tools are enabling people to assemble quickly, anywhere around one or more shared connections such as location, interest or affiliation, often for the purposes of accomplishing a common goal.

This post is part of a PSFK Consulting project aimed at providing insight into the Future of Health. Temporary Communities is one trend of fifteen that appears in our exploration of  how technology and access to information play a vital role in the ways that people will understand, manage and receive care whether that’s at home, in hospitals and clinics or in doctor’s offices.

Summary

Better networking tools are enabling people to assemble quickly around one or more shared connections such as location, interest or affiliation. These gatherings can occur anywhere and are often centered around accomplishing a common goal. These systems create hyper-relevant networks that communicate ideas and distribute information across groups.

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