The poli-tech tribe gathered in New York last week for the Personal Democracy Forum and, as Craig Newmark put it, welcomed “our new nerd overlords.” Esther Dyson, Jamie Heywood, Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY), and I were asked to take on a breakout panel entitled, “From Participatory Politics to Participatory Medicine: The Coming Revolution in Health […]
trends & principles
The Pew Internet/California HealthCare Foundation report, The Social Life of Health Information, is packed with new findings from a survey of 2,253 adults, including 502 cell-phone interviews, conducted in either English or Spanish. We spent a bundle of money on making this a random sample of the U.S. population, but guess who got a call […]
Original title: Health 2.0 meets Ix: Susannah Fox’s presentation Here are my prepared remarks for the “Navigating the New Health Care Delivery System” segment at the Health 2.0 meets Ix conference (with the lines I added to respond to other themes brought out during the conference in bold) “Is Health IT the answer? Only if […]
Fard Johnmar interviewed me about internet adoption, the use of social technologies among minority groups, and my hope that e-patients’ “passion, knowledge, and ingenuity is brought forward no matter what else is planned for health care reform.”
Here is a key line from the Pew Internet Project’s report on Twitter and status updating: Twitter users engage with news and own technology at the same rates as other internet users, but the ways in which they use the technology—to communicate, gather and share information—reveals their affinity for mobile, untethered and social opportunities for […]
I should have posted this when I posted my slides, but better late than never.