There are hundreds of examples on how Web 2.0 has become a supporting tool for AHM. Without doubt it is a powerful tool for reaching a broader public, as well as improving communication and connections between professionals.

A successful and efficient use of Web 2.0 needs to be carefully designed and included in a broader strategy in order to meet more general objectives. In general, and regardless of the final aim of using Web 2.0, there are four areas in AHM in which Web 2.0 will be especially useful: Education, Communication, Dissemination and Research.