An FCC survey finds that 78% of adults are internet users and 65% of adults have home broadband connections.
eHealth: A Driver for Growth and Innovation
Susannah Fox will participate in a transatlantic dialogue on how technology enables innovation and transformation in health care.
Media & Medicine in Modern America
Susannah Fox delivered a guest lecture for a history of medicine course regarding the role of the internet in health care over the last 15 years.
What's the point of Health 2.0?
I believe that, although very few people engage with their health on a daily or even weekly basis, it is important to understand what they do when their attention is focused on a health question.
Health Sites: Some Are More Equal Than Others
Search is central to health information gathering. Now search sites are guiding consumers to safe, trusted health websites. Is that such a bad thing?
Federal Agencies: First Responders to Health Questions
Susannah Fox will provide data on the current internet population, with a particular focus on health communication, wireless adoption, social media, and implications for public health planning.
Four in ten seniors go online
38% of adults age 65 and older go online, a significantly lower rate of adoption than the general population (74%).
Strategic Learning for Health Care in 2010
Social media is simply the current expression of patient activation and engagement. But this time e-patients are part of a larger cultural change that assumes access to information, enables communication among disparate groups, and expects progress.
Latinos Online, 2006-2008: Narrowing the Gap
From 2006 to 2008, internet use among Latino adults rose by 10 percentage points, from 54% to 64%, compared with a four percentage point rise among whites and a two percentage point rise among blacks.
Latinos Online, 2006-2008
64% of Latino adults ages 18 and older used the internet in 2008, compared with 54% of Latinos in 2006.
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