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 […]
Three blockbuster reports focused on teens and technology have come out recently: Teens, Social Media & Technology 2018, by Monica Anderson and Jingjing Jiang (Pew Research Center) Digital Health Practices, Social Media Use, and Mental Well-Being Among Teens and Young Adults in the U.S., by Victoria Rideout and Susannah Fox (Hopelab and Well Being Trust) […]
The Hopelab/Well Being Trust report is based on a nationally-representative online survey which we designed to have as many open-end questions as we could squeeze into it. We were overwhelmed (in a good way) with the responses. Hundreds of teens and young adults shared vignettes about how they are managing their health, both physical and emotional, using mobile […]
When the organizers of a National Cancer Institute workshop on social media and clinical trials invited me to speak, they said: We have an ethical obligation to understand social media. Social media is not just trendy. It’s a tool, an opportunity to act in an ethical way, not only to increase recruitment but to help […]
Kevin A. Clauson, Pharm.D. is an associate professor at the College of Pharmacy and adjunct associate professor at the College of Medicine – Biomedical Informatics Program at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He teaches a course on Consumer Health Informatics and Web 2.0 in Healthcare and blogs and conducts research about related topics. […]
I should have posted this when I posted my slides, but better late than never.