Monday, February 28, 2011

Peer-to-peer Healthcare from Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

Going online to find health related information is not as prevalent as we think. More people rightly look for health professionals and then family. Good report to see.

Amplify’d from pewinternet.org
Many Americans turn to friends and family for support and advice when they have a health problem. This report shows how people’s networks are expanding to include online peers, particularly in the crucible of rare disease.



The most striking finding of the national survey is the extent of peer-to-peer help among people living with chronic conditions. One in four internet users living with high blood pressure, diabetes, heart conditions, lung conditions, cancer, or some other chronic ailment (23%) say they have gone online to find others with similar health concerns. By contrast, 15% of internet users who report no chronic conditions have sought such help online.
Read more at pewinternet.org
 

27 comments:

hyperhidrosis said...

Peer-to-peer is a communications model in which each party has the same capabilities and either party can initiate a communication session. It is good that family, friends and relatives will communicate with each other for the health problem.

Pharmacy Dropshipping said...

Having a great post, its very easy to read and understand for anyone, This is great effort made by you.

Kamagra said...

This is very great thing you have shared with us. Now I found enough resources by your tips about this issue, Thank you.

Pharma Dropshipper said...

Great information you got here. I've been reading about this topic for one week now for my papers in school and thank God I found it here in your blog. I had a great time reading this.

Pharma Dropshipper said...

Great information you got here. I've been reading about this topic for one week now for my papers in school and thank God I found it here in your blog. I had a great time reading this.

hormone therapy doctors said...

Interesting article you have here. I didn't really think about it in that way yet, but you truly have a point. Good job.

point pleasant resort said...

Nice post I Like your site very well and continue to do so. I have bookmarked your site.

check link said...

I was looking for some topics that are enough popular and finally founded your blog, it has superb topics with great popularity.

check link said...

I have been through the whole content of this blog which is very informative and knowledgeable stuff, So i would like to visit again.

check link said...

lovely work and much success in your business pains! significantly, the article is in reality the sweetest on this costly topic.

check link said...

This is a great blog posting and very useful. I really appreciate the research you put into it..

on web said...

I never thought eating snow was a good idea anyway. Thanks for the info..

on web said...

I really enjoyed reading this post. I congratulate you for the terrific job you've made. Great stuff, just simply amazing!

on web said...

I was searching the code which is used professionally. Then I saw your blog. I want to congratulate you on such a wonderful blog.

in depth said...

Thanks for making such a cool post which is really very well written.will be referring a lot of friends about this. Keep blogging.

on web said...

An interesting page you have in here. Thanks for sharing. Definitely awesome. Impressive indeed.

look here said...

These kind of post are always inspiring and I prefer to read quality content so I happy to find many good point here in the post

support said...

These kind of post are always inspiring and I prefer to read quality content so I happy to find many good point here in the post

come to see said...

There is obviously a lot to know about this. I think you made some good points in Features also.

resource said...

I hope you can continue this type of hard work to this site in future also..Because this blog is really very informative and it helps me lot.

come to see said...

I hope you can continue this type of hard work to this site in future also..Because this blog is really very informative and it helps me lot.

come to see said...

Very nice post even i would say that whole blog is awesome. I keep learning new things every day from post like these. Good stuff!

come to see said...

Nice and quite informative post. I really look forward to your other posts.

check path said...

Such interesting read and information, thanks for sharing this post

SEO said...

sherwani
I really think you will do much better in the future I appreciate every thing you've added to my information base.

SEO said...

I found lots of interesting information here. The post was professionally written and I feel like the author has extensive knowledge in this subject.
sherwani suit

SEO said...

I like this blog so much. I have liked it so much that I have saved it to my bookmarks.
furniture online outlet