Health and Technology in the U.S.
A round-up of our 2012-13 health and technology research.
Statement of Aaron Smith – Broadband Adoption: The Next Mile
Statement of Aaron Smith, Senior Researcher, Pew Research Center’s Internet Project, before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet, on “Broadband Adoption: The Next Mile.”
How do we know that social media is important to health care?
I began a recent speech at a medical school with a question that many busy clinicians might be asking: How do we know that social media is important to health care?
A Healthy America
Susannah Fox spoke at “A Healthy America” at the Institute of Medicine.
Teens Haven’t Abandoned Facebook (Yet)
Our national survey data did not indicate a decrease in the total number of Facebook-using teens, even though the focus group findings suggest that teens’ relationship with Facebook is complicated and may be evolving.
After Dr. Google
In an article published in the journal Pediatrics, Susannah Fox makes the case for clinicians paying attention to peer-to-peer health care.
What teens said about social media, privacy, and online identity
A list of some of the most revealing and interesting comments about how teens think about social networking sites and how they navigate issues of identity and privacy.
Must-read: Adding up diagnosis errors
With diagnosis errors in the news, is it any wonder that 35% of U.S. adults go online to get a jump on it before they see a clinician?
Never assume that what you are seeing or experiencing is everyone else’s reality
One of the recurring themes of my work is to remind people that today is just a moment in time, that things will change — that things have changed even if you personally can’t see it yet.
Veteran Internet Use and Engagement With Health Information Online
New analysis compares veterans of the U.S. military with non-veterans, revealing differences in internet access and interest in certain health topics.