Frequently Asked (But Unanswered) Questions About E-Patients
As I've written before, I love questions. It's an honor to be handed someone's nascent idea and to help them shape it (which is what I think a question really is). But this time I'm asking for YOUR input.
The Power of Data and the Power of One
If someone is motivated enough to dig, interested enough to analyze, and knowledgeable enough about their chosen topic to see data with fresh eyes, they can start a revolution...
Open Research Since 2000
Free survey data about the impact of the internet, going back to the year 2000.
Preventing Stroke and Heart Disease: Connecting Traditional and Emerging Communication Approaches to Change Behavior
Highlights from some of the key presentations made at a National Institutes of Health workshop held in November 2009.
A conversation with Thomas Goetz and Susannah Fox
A conversation with Susannah Fox and Thomas Goetz, executive editor of Wired Magazine, at the Pew Research Center in Washington DC.
Patients and Online Communities
What does the internationalization of information mean for patients and health professionals? What are the strengths - and weaknesses - of online patient communities?
Chronic Disease in Data and Narrative
The back-story on the report, "Chronic Disease and the Internet," including answers to questions about probability vs. causality and why we included quotes from patients throughout the analysis.
Chronic Disease and the Internet
People living with chronic disease are disproportionately offline. And yet, those who are online have a trump card: They have each other. They gather and share information; they learn from their peers; and they just keep going.
All Together Now: The Internet Does Not Replace Health Professionals
The kinds of health information sought and found online are different from what people can glean from most traditional sources.
Designing for Better Health
DiabetesMine and Project HealthDesign are just two examples of how design is taking center stage in health care initiatives. What else are you seeing? What else needs to be done?
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