Recruit doctors. Let e-patients lead. Go mobile.
E-patients are at the center of the health care revolution, but how will Health 2.0 attract and serve the majority, not just the elite?
The Ever-Changing Footprint of a Report
As is often the case when we release new reports, there are various cycles of commentary that help to deepen the discussion of the findings.
Doctor-directed Health Resources
University of Wisconsin researchers have found that breast cancer patients seemed to benefit from being directed to doctor-approved health information online.
The Digital Health Revolution
If you really want to get into the topic of how the internet is changing health care, check out Fard Johnmar’s new show, The Digital Health Revolution.
E-patients With a Disability or Chronic Disease
Just half of adults with chronic conditions use the internet; but once online, they are avid consumers of health information.
Poor and Elderly E-patients
This just in: “The Internet appears to be a double-edged sword, assisting in the search for health care information for the poor and elderly while magnifying existing gaps based on other factors.”
Medicare D and the Internet
I recently helped my parents enroll in their new Medicare prescription drug plans using the Medicare.gov website…
Health Information Online
Eight in ten internet users have looked online for information on at least one of 16 health topics, with increased interest since 2002 in diet, fitness, drugs, health insurance, experimental treatments, and particular doctors and hospitals.
The Medicare Information Challenge
OK, so a high-stakes financial decision faces a big group of consumers. Most experienced Internet users might say, “So what, I got a great deal on my car last year based on Web research…”
Wired for Health: How Californians Compare
Low-income Californians are more likely than other low-income Americans to go online and to search for health information. Health insurance, alternative medicine, and experimental treatments are particularly popular topics among Californian Internet …