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E health presntation

  1. 1. E-Health by the Numbers Gary Atwood November 16, 2010 HLTH 425
  2. 2. Who Gets Health Info Online? 61% of all adults report that they get some kind of health information from online resources.
  3. 3. Who Was Your Last Search For? For other people – 48% For myself – 36% For myself & someone else – 11%
  4. 4. Social Media Percentage of e-patients who consume social media Percentage who have contributed content
  5. 5. Social Media Cont. Percent who get health information from a social networking site – 11% of SNS users. Percent who get health information from Twitter – 8% of Twitter users
  6. 6. Health to Go 17% use mobile phones for health information 7% have health apps on their handheld device
  7. 7. Why Is All Of This Important? 60% 40% Did the information you found online affect a decision about how to treat an illness or a condition? Affected Decision Did Not Affect Decision 38% said it affected their decision about whether to see a doctor or not.
  8. 8. Special Thanks… All data in this presentation comes courtesy of the Pew Internet & American Life Project Citation to Specific Presentation: Rainie, Lee. (2010, October 25). Online Health Seeking: How Social Networks Can Be Healing Communities. Retrieved from http://www.pewinternet.org/Presentations/2010/Oct/North-Atlantic- Health-Science-Libraries.aspx

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