Opportunities and Challenges: Using the Internet for Prevention
Susannah Fox discusses national and California state survey findings.
The Online Healthcare Revolution and the Rise of e-Patients and e-Caregivers
This presentation is an overview of the Project’s ongoing research about how people use the Internet to get medical and health information.
Internet Health Resources
Half of American adults have searched online for 16 health topics ranging from disease information to smoking cessation strategies. Health seekers go online to become informed, to prepare for appointments and surgery, to share information, and to see…
Counting on the Internet: Most find the information they seek, expect
Americans expect to find what they are looking for online in news, health care, government information, and shopping.
Vital Decisions: A Pew Internet Health Report
Disease information, material about weight control, and facts about prescription drugs top the list of interests for health seekers. A typical health seeker searches for medical information only occasionally, and she relies on search engines and mult…
The Online Health Care Revolution
A great many of the fifty-two million “health seekers” say the resources they find on the Web have a direct effect on the decisions they make about their health care and on their interactions with doctors.