The Pew Internet Project is finalizing our fall health survey and we are now in the painful cut phase. Here’s a question I’m hoping to save in a shorter form: At any point in your last search for health information online did you feel any of the following things? At any point, did you feel…?
The Center for Studying Health System Change has released another information-packed report, How Engaged Are Consumers in Their Health and Health Care, and Why Does It Matter. The researchers created a “Patient Activation Measure” and apparently 41% of adults are what we might call e-patients (empowered, equipped, etc.).
The Pew Internet Project will conduct a national telephone survey this fall about the internet’s impact on health and health care. One of the first tasks is to look at our tried and true “trend” questions and decide which ones we should repeat as is and which ones need to be updated. Since I benefit […]
I recently spoke at a workshop entitled Patient Online Access in the Safety Net. (Check out these related posts.) Click image to view full size original. The organizers, Ted Eytan and Veenu Aulakh, asked me to create a participatory presentation, which definitely pushed me out of my comfort zone since I had to be ready […]
Ha Tu and Genna Cohen of the Center for Studying Health System Change released their latest report on how Americans gather health information (HTML report; news release). I met with them in June and learned a bit more about how they approached this massive data set (N=18,000+).
The Pew Hispanic Center and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released a report today that is required reading for anyone interested in a more nuanced picture of the e-patient population: “Hispanics and Health Care in the United States: Access, Information and Knowledge.”