UncategorizedJanuary 12, 2012

The Rise of the e-Patient

Director Lee Rainie presented to physicians, administrators, and staff at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, California on January 12 on understanding social networking and online health information seeking.

UncategorizedDecember 13, 2011

Future of the Internet: Role of the Web and New Media in the Public Sector

Pew Internet Director Lee Rainie discusses the latest Pew Internet data about the triple revolution in technology – in broadband, in mobile, and in social networking – and how these changes affect e-government and e-health activities by citizens.

UncategorizedOctober 18, 2011

Who Doesn’t Gather Health Information Online?

Why do some people look online for health information while others do not?

PublicationsSeptember 18, 2011

Medicine 2.0: Peer-to-peer healthcare

Peer-to-peer healthcare is a way for people to do what they have always done – lend a hand, lend an ear, lend advice – but at internet speed and at internet scale.

UncategorizedSeptember 18, 2011

Medicine 2.0

The internet provides access not only to information, but also to each other, and Pew Internet’s research documents how this has transformed the health communications landscape over the last 10 years.

UncategorizedAugust 2, 2011

Mind the Gap: Peer-to-peer Healthcare

How the internet is transforming health communications by providing us with access to information and each other.

UncategorizedAugust 2, 2011

Peer-to-peer Healthcare

The internet provides access not only to information, but also to each other, and this has transformed the health communications landscape over the last 10 years.

CommentaryMay 25, 2011

Peer-to-peer Healthcare: Crazy. Crazy. Crazy. Obvious.

Is “peer-to-peer healthcare” an idea whose time has come? Evidence and recent examples.

UncategorizedMay 12, 2011

The Social Life of Health Information, 2011

The online conversation about health is being driven forward by two forces: 1) the availability of social tools and 2) the motivation, especially among people living with chronic conditions, to connect with each other.

UncategorizedMay 5, 2011

The Rise of the e-Patient: Understanding Social Networks and Online Health Information-Seeking

Lee Rainie discusses e-patients and their online behavior