UncategorizedDecember 22, 2009

Latinos Online, 2006-2008

64% of Latino adults ages 18 and older used the internet in 2008, compared with 54% of Latinos in 2006.

UncategorizedNovember 20, 2009

Participatory Culture + Health Care

Quick answers to frequently-asked questions: Is a cultural shift affecting health care? How do people judge the quality of health information online? Are patients ready for this?

UncategorizedNovember 16, 2009

Participatory medicine and health data rights on NPR

NPR’s Morning Edition story, “Patients Turn to Online Buddies for Help Healing,” combined research and real-life examples, participatory medicine and health data rights.

UncategorizedNovember 8, 2009

Tell the FDA the whole story, please

The FDA should hear about the reality of the information marketplace, which is increasingly mobile and social, not about the past failings of consumers to check the source and date of health information online.

UncategorizedOctober 23, 2009

The Twitter Question

How we measure Twitter and status updating (and an invitation to help us improve).

UncategorizedSeptember 1, 2009

Multitasking — Lee Rainie on Kojo Nnamdi’s talk show

My appearance on the Kojo Nnamdi talk show on WAMU (a Washington PBS station) about new research on the problems with mutitasking.

UncategorizedAugust 18, 2009

Uncle Sam and Social Media

Federal agencies can, and should, be the first responders to health questions. Social media can help.

UncategorizedMay 18, 2009

Quiz: What Kind of Tech User Are You?

Take the quiz to find out where you fit in the typology of technology users.

UncategorizedApril 23, 2009

Mobile could be a game-changer. But only for those who get in the game.

Participatory medicine is taking hold with both citizens and health professionals. But there are still pockets of people who lack access to the basic technology, lack the skills required to participate, or who may lack the sense that they are welc…

UncategorizedApril 17, 2009

Participatory Democracy, Participatory Medicine

New survey data shows that not only is there a participatory class of citizen, but there is a participatory class of patient.