Report demonstrates patients’ expectations for physicians, technology

Catalyst Healthcare Research recently published the results of its second “What’s Reasonable?” study, in which it asked patients about what they expect from physicians and the use of technology in making health care choices. Respondents were asked questions about internet and mobile device use and whether they might want to communicate with their doctors or obtain health-related information over the internet or by smartphone. Of the 433 respondents, who were aged 21 years or older, 52% reported having a smartphone and 70% reported owning a laptop. Among baby boomers — (Read more...)

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