Posts Categorized: Blogs

eHealth Literacy as a catalyst to overall digital literacy among the elderly

Susannah Fox has invited Jessica Mark to post on This is a guest post by Jessica Mark, and Outreach Program Manager, Health Communication and eHealth Team in the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services The result of this invitation is entitled Making Strides… Read more »

No eHealth without eInclusion in Europe – Eurostat 2010

Recently, EUROSTAT has published the results from ICT usage household survey 2010. I have been analysing these data developing a Digital Health Care Demand in Europe and I would like also to share my analysis of  “individuals who  used the Internet for seeking health information on injury, disease or nutrition” (European Union 27 Member States),… Read more »

Open call for blogs on death and dying for agnostics and atheists

Today I have started my day reading [Air-L] blogs on death and dying for agnostics and atheists and I can’t stop thinking about it. Hi AoIRers! My father was diagnosed 6 months ago with Stage III esophageal cancer. After one round of radiation and chemotherapy, he recently decided to enter hospice. He’s a retired psychology… Read more »

Internet Research 9.0: Rethinking Community, Rethinking Space. Key speaker: Mimi Ito

Notes from the conference: Internet Research 9.0: Rethinking Community, Rethinking Space. Copenhagen October 15 – 18, 2008. Mimi Ito: Hanging Out, Messing Around and Geeking Out: Youth Participation in Networked Publics. Mimi Ito is a cultural anthropologist studying new media use, particularly among young people in Japan and the US. Her research right now focuses… Read more »

Welcome to a new blogger: Michael Hardey

My Google Analytics has detected a new incoming link to my blog. When I have checked the site I have read a first post entitled Doctor in store? a very interesting reflection about doctors as consumer products and its implications for web 2.0 sites related with health. After reading the post I have looked… Read more »