A large majority of Americans seek extra knowledge for personal and work-related reasons. Digital technology plays a notable role in these knowledge pursuits, but place-based learning remains vital to many.
A Pew Research Center analysis of the most visited pages in each language in 2015 tells a story about how the various versions are used.
Many are in an “It depends” frame of mind when they consider this central trade-off in the digital era.
Online American workers say the internet and email are very important tools for doing their jobs, rating them higher in importance than landline phones, mobile phones, and social networking sites. Just 7% say the internet makes them less productive at work.
87% of online Americans say the web helps them learn new things, and 72% say it improves their ability to share ideas. Most enjoy having access to more information, rather than feel overloaded by it.
Susannah Fox will be on a panel entitled, “What Information Do Patients Want and Need?” at the annual meeting of the National Quality Forum.
Susannah Fox will be a guest lecturer for a course on patient engagement design at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
Dr. Google’s waiting room was crowded in 2013. Online search has become an easy way for people to learn more about what’s ailing them, either to self-diagnose or find a remedy.
A round-up of our 2012-13 health and technology research.
Highlights from the report, "The Diagnosis Difference"