What’s the future for self-tracking?
Stephen Wolfram predicts that we will all self-track some day, but a Pew Internet survey suggests we have a long way to go. Just 1 in 4 internet users track health data online.
Health, Technology, and Communities of Color
As mobile, social tools spread throughout the population, people are connecting with each other. Why not harness those tools for health?
Peer-to-peer Healthcare and the C3N Project
Susannah Fox presented Pew Internet’s latest research on mobile, social networks, teens, and health.
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.
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.
Who Doesn’t Gather Health Information Online?
Why do some people look online for health information while others do not?
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.
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.
Mind the Gap: Peer-to-peer Healthcare
How the internet is transforming health communications by providing us with access to information and each other.