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 […]
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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.
What if we redefined the Quantified Self movement to include everyone who keeps a pair of “skinny jeans” in their closet? What if the 85% of U.S. adults who own a cell phone understood that it’s potentially a tool for health tracking? What if everyone designing health care tools first talked with patients and caregivers […]
We are deep into the fall conference season. One of my favorite trends is the increasing rate of inclusion of patients and caregivers at health care events, on stage or in the audience. The California HealthCare Foundation was a pioneer in this regard. Patients 2.0, an off-shoot of Health 2.0, and e-Patient Connections represent a […]
Here it is: my 2010-11 yearbook! Will you sign it? That’s how I feel about this latest report from the Pew Internet Project and the California HealthCare Foundation: “The Social Life of Health Information, 2011.” It contains all the insights we’ve gathered over the last year on mobile health, the health information divide, and peer-to-peer […]