October 25, 2010

Online Health Seeking: How Social Networks Can Be Healing Communities

On Monday, October 25 Lee Rainie gave a keynote address in Newport, R.I. to a conference of the North Atlantic Health Science Libraries. His speech is “Online Health Seeking: How Social Networks Can Be Healing Communities” and looked at the Pew Internet Project’s latest findings on health searches and sharing on the internet and smart phones. Lee also explored how digital technologies allow patient-centered communities to emerge and give care to those who are sick.