I presented our latest data on social media and health to the Center for Connected Health's 2008 Symposium in Boston.
The internet has changed people's expectations of their relationship with health professionals. One possible next step is the concept of participatory medicine.
The New York Times quoted our data in an article entitled Logging On for a Second (or Third) Opinion. We happen to be preparing our next health...
A recent workshop gave me new insights into the strengths and weaknesses of our data.
The Pew Internet Project recently updated our top three Latest Trends charts: Who's Online, Internet Activities, and Daily Internet Activities.
A recent JAMA article warns doctors to follow their own digital footprints since patients may be doing so already. But is searching for information about a doctor so different from searching for information about a neighbor, classmate, or colleague?
Participatory medicine and why people are "looking for the mouse."
Alicia Chang’s story on doctor-patient email has generated quite a bit of coverage and comment across the Web. I’m quoted as saying that “[p]eople are able to file their taxes online, buy and sell household goods, and manage their financial accounts. The health care industry seems to be lagging behind other industries.” Here is a […]
Deloitte has created a new health consumer typology that is worth checking out, despite their reliance on an online-only sample.
E-patients are at the center of the health care revolution, but how will Health 2.0 attract and serve the majority, not just the elite?