UncategorizedJanuary 25, 2013

A Conversation with Susannah Fox

Stanford Medicine X is a catalyst for new ideas about the future of medicine and emerging technologies. Stanford Medical Student Joyce Ho interviews Susannah Fox about her upcoming report, “Tracking for Health.”

UncategorizedJanuary 15, 2013

Health Online 2013

35% of U.S. adults have gone online to figure out a medical condition; of these, half followed up with a visit to a medical professional.

UncategorizedDecember 17, 2012

Is there hope for SMS health alerts?

85% of American adults have a cell phone, yet just 9% have signed up for health alerts via text. What is the potential for this type of intervention?

UncategorizedDecember 10, 2012

The Mobile, Social Present

Susannah Fox provided an overview of the Pew Internet Project’s health and mobile adoption research, particularly as it relates to HIV/AIDS prevention efforts.

UncategorizedNovember 26, 2012

Rural e-patients face access challenges

Rural residents in the U.S. lag behind those in suburban and urban areas when it comes to technology adoption.

UncategorizedNovember 8, 2012

Mobile Health 2012

Half of smartphone owners use their devices to get health information and one-fifth of smartphone owners have health apps

UncategorizedNovember 8, 2012

Go mobile

The market for mobile-ready health information continues to grow, even as health apps are just simmering along (in terms of consumer adoption, anyway).

UncategorizedOctober 29, 2012

The e is for engagement

What if we redefined the Quantified Self movement to include everyone who keeps a pair of “skinny jeans” in their closet? Themes from two recent speeches by Susannah Fox.

UncategorizedOctober 25, 2012

The “e” is for Engagement

Susannah Fox was a keynote speaker at the 2012 Connected Health Symposium & Expo in Boston, MA.

UncategorizedOctober 23, 2012

Keeping it real at high-tech health conferences

Two recent presentations focused on the human element of health and technology – my favorite topic.