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.
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.
Mind the Gap: Peer-to-peer Healthcare
How the internet is transforming health communications by providing us with access to information and each other.
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.
Peer-to-peer Healthcare: Crazy. Crazy. Crazy. Obvious.
Is “peer-to-peer healthcare” an idea whose time has come? Evidence and recent examples.
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.
The Rise of the e-Patient: Understanding Social Networks and Online Health Information-Seeking
Lee Rainie discusses e-patients and their online behavior
What Really Works in Mobile Health
Susannah Fox presented the Project’s latest findings on how mobile access is affecting health and health care.
Susannah Fox will participate in the first working meeting of the Open mHealth Public-Private Partnership in Washington, DC.
Health Surveys 2000-10
Over 200 pages of health-related survey questions fielded by the Pew Internet Project.