Crowdsourcing a Survey: Health Topics
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…
Pandas, Lobsters, and Health Care
Joe Kvedar asks an excellent question in his post, The Next Phase of Connected Health: Connected Personalized Health: What are the best variables to consider when taking connected health programs from pilot to scale?
Mobile, Social Health at the National Library of Medicine
Speaking to the senior staff of the National Library of Medicine last week was like going before the best kind of murder board. Our jumping-off point was the Pew Internet Project’s latest research on internet penetration, mobile use, and the socia…
Millennials will make online sharing in networks a lifelong habit
Tech experts generally believe that today’s tech-savvy young people will retain their willingness to share personal information online even as they get older and take on more responsibilities.
Mobile Access 2010
Six in ten Americans go online wirelessly using a laptop or cell phone; African-Americans and 18-29 year olds lead the way in the use of cell phone data applications, but older adults are gaining ground.
The future of social relations
Most experts surveyed in the latest Pew Internet/Elon University study say social benefits of Internet use far outweigh negatives; some say it robs time, exposes private information, engenders intolerance.
Adults and Cell Phone Distractions
Adults are just as likely as teens to have texted while driving and are substantially more likely to have talked on the phone while driving.
Patient Communities… at Walgreens?
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…
The future of cloud computing
Technology experts and stakeholders say they expect they will â€˜live mostly in the cloudâ€™ in 2020 and not on the desktop, working mostly through cyberspace-based applications accessed through networked devices.
One in five Americans use digital tools to communicate with neighbors and monitor community developments.