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Is access to digital health lagging behind patient interest?

Is access to digital health lagging behind patient interest?

It seems consumer access to technology is still quite low in healthcare, especially compared to what people might be looking for.

In a recent survey conducted by Nielsen of more than 5,000 patients and over 600 physicians, only 21% of people reported having access to online appointment scheduling and only 9% reported receiving appointment reminders by text, compared to 28% that were interested in receiving them.

With technology being such a big part of our everyday lives, this survey is latest evidence that there is tremendous opportunity for healthcare providers to use technology to better engage consumers.

Read a full report on the Nielsen survey at mobihealthnews.com.

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