A big part of my job, and one I love, is answering questions, mostly from reporters. Sometimes I have just the data or insight someone needs, often I recommend someone else. Here is a sample of frequently-asked questions and my current answers. Please add your questions and answers in the comments: What are you curious […]
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What would you say to policymakers who are discussing the implementation of a national health information infrastructure? Here’s what I’d say: E-patients want access to tools and information. Many will find what they need, many will not. You can help.
In an earlier post I shared the history of the “fact sheets” I maintain about health and technology. I thought I’d share a few highlights from the grandmother of them all — key data points on U.S. teens and adults and their use of technology to pursue health. It is the first one I created when I […]
I’ve been thinking about how people react to a crisis. How, if we are lucky, we find ways to lend and borrow expertise to get through it. And how we lend and borrow courage. In the American South, there is something called the Cajun Navy, an ad hoc, informal group of people who use their […]
Continuing my practice of “flipping” an event — posting what I hope to get across in advance in order to jump start the conversation — here is a preview for a panel set to take place on Oct. 23. My co-panelists (Iya Khalil, Deborah Kilpatrick, and Don Rucker) and I will talk about data as an engine […]