UncategorizedAugust 18, 2009

Uncle Sam and Social Media

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

UncategorizedAugust 13, 2009

Social Media’s Promise for Public Health

Participation Powers Prevention was the theme of the National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing & Media. Susannah Fox presented the latest data on social media and health care.

UncategorizedJuly 17, 2009

Consumer Perspective on Health Information Technology

This webinar will focus on a key question: What will patient-centered care look like if information technology is successfully woven into the health system?

UncategorizedJune 29, 2009

From Participatory Politics to Participatory Medicine

Rep. Jerry Nadler, Susannah Fox, Jamie Heywood, and Esther Dyson discussed the coming revolution in health care.

UncategorizedJune 11, 2009

The Social Life of Health Information

Americans’ pursuit of health takes place within a widening network of both online and offline sources.

UncategorizedJune 9, 2009

The Future of Personal Health Records

A hearing was held to discover privacy, security, and confidentiality issues around personal health records, social media, and the future of medicine.

UncategorizedApril 23, 2009

Navigating the New Health Care Delivery System

Technology is changing how patients navigate their health care experience. New survey data shows how e-patients are using social media to connect to each other and to information.

UncategorizedMarch 5, 2009

Researching (and Reviewing) Doctors Online

An ABCNews.com story quotes Pew Internet’s research about how many people look online for information about doctors and hospitals.

UncategorizedFebruary 24, 2009

Medpedia’s Potential

Medpedia launched this week, prompting questions from many corners about how it fits in to the current realities of the health care world.

UncategorizedNovember 12, 2008

Happy Dogs in a Pile of Sticks

Hunter Gatewood likens early adopters to “happy dogs in a pile of sticks” and says that in order to spread change you need to recruit the “hesitant cat, waiting to see what works.”