Senior Research Specialist Aaron Smith discussed the Pew Internet Project’s findings related to e-government at Digital Government Institute's annual conference.
Consumers are often described as the greatest untapped information resource in medicine, but our research shows that patients and caregivers are already accessing that knowledge.
This keynote will explore the Pew Internet Project’s latest findings on health searches and sharing on the internet and smart phones, as well as how digital technologies allow patient-centered communities to emerge and give care to those who are s...
Susannah Fox participated in a discussion of how the maturation of online social networks, patient communities, and patient blogs affects health and health care.
The online health-information environment is going mobile, particularly among younger adults.
58% of Americans have researched a product or service online; 24% have posted comments or reviews online about the things they buy.
People living with chronic disease are among the least likely to have internet access, yet once online they often dive deeply into gathering, sharing, and creating health information.
Susannah Fox will discuss the social life of health information and its potential for transforming health care.
One of our core health findings (8 in 10 internet users, or about two-thirds of U.S. adults, look online for health information) is based on a series of questions that is tweaked in each survey. We re-word or separate concepts, cut some topics, a...
I concluded a recent speech with a challenge: If chronically ill patients can find ways to connect and learn from each other, why can't your organizations find ways to connect and learn from them? One executive's positive reaction surprised even m...