Health 2.0 featured a panel devoted to the “new environment for better health care decisions.” I shared some new findings and I’d love to hear what you think: [Update: the video of my talk is now online.] Where I work, at the Pew Research Center, we use data to hold up a mirror to society so you […]
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As an anthropology major in college, I was required to take at least one course in archaeology. We studied burial mounds and earthworks (from afar, no digging) and it reminded me of Geology 101, when I learned how scientists spot patterns in the physical landscape. Geologists look for clues to the Earth’s past, and possible […]
I think of myself as a public service researcher. The Pew Charitable Trusts and the California HealthCare Foundation provide the funds for the work I do and, in turn, I do everything I can to inject the findings into the public conversation: publish reports and data sets online, for free; talk to reporters and bloggers […]
Thanks to multiple requests, and our hope to be useful and responsive to our audience, the Pew Research Center posted a preliminary version of the September 2012 health survey data. Please note that this version includes the topline, questionnaire, CSV file, and SPSS file. Here’s an explanation of our data resources if you have questions about […]
I’m doing a ton of “day job” writing these days, analyzing survey data about how Americans gather, share, and create health information. Here is a rundown of the reports released so far and what’s coming up: 1) Mobile Health 2012 (Nov. 8, 2012) 85% of U.S. adults own a cell phone and, of those, 31% […]
The Center for Connected Health did a lovely job with their symposium videos, split-screening so you can see the slides. My speech is up, along with all the other keynotes: Full text (or a version of it) is available here, along with a discussion thread.