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By Aditi Pai December 9, 2015
Some 43 percent of consumers said using artificial intelligence to create a personal medical advisor would be a good idea, according to Ericsson's annual Hot Consumer Trends Survey of  6,649 iOS and Android urban smartphone users in cities around the world. The company's annual survey asks consumers for their take on futuristic scenarios. For example, last year one of the survey categories was "...
By Jonah Comstock September 22, 2015
What expectations about technology will the next generation of physicians have? That's the question Epocrates set out to answer with its Future Physicians of America survey of more than 1,000 medical students. The students surveyed overwhelmingly agreed that interoperability of EHRs was critically needed, and that it needs to be easy to share patient data across different stakeholders, both...
By Jonah Comstock August 31, 2015
Millennials are more likely than baby boomers to crowdsource their choice of physician, both online and in-person with friends, according to a new 3,000-person survey from Nuance. "We know a huge number of patients today are looking up symptoms and health information online, so it’s just a matter of time until they shop for physicians and communicate grievances that way, too,” Dr. Tony Oliva, ...
By Jonah Comstock July 28, 2015
A couple of new reports from across the pond illustrate the ways doctors and patients are thinking about digital health in England, as well as in France and Germany. A new report from PushDoctor, a UK telemedicine company, shows that 58 percent of the 1,013 UK citizens surveyed have used some kind of health or wellness technology. And a report from healthcare marketing group Ipsos Health shows...
By Jonah Comstock July 20, 2015
Forty-one percent of consumers have never heard of telemedicine, according to a new survey of 1,200 consumers conducted by Survey Sampling International on behalf of HealthMine. That number goes down for millennials, just 30 percent of whom say they haven't heard of telemedicine, but it goes up for the 45 to 64 age group, 46 percent of whom hadn't heard of telemedicine. HealthMine is a consumer...
By Jonah Comstock April 9, 2015
It's no surprise that 94 percent of consumers currently enrolled in wellness programs have heard of the Apple Watch, given how much buzz is surrounding the forthcoming wearable. Perhaps more surprising is that less than half are interested in buying one. HealthMine surveyed 750 consumers enrolled in wellness programs and found that only 42 percent were willing to buy an Apple Watch. Six percent...
By Jonah Comstock March 30, 2015
A new survey conducted by voice recognition software company Nuance Communications shows that patients don't have a problem with their doctors using technology during visits, as long as technology doesn't get in the way of a meaningful interaction with their physician. Nuance surveyed 3,000 patients in three countries: the United States, the UK and Germany. They found that 97 percent of patients...
By Jonah Comstock February 13, 2015
Livongo Health's device for monitoring blood glucose. New survey data from digital health agency Klick Health shows that diabetes patients who use digital tools to manage their health also feel healthier. Klick Health employed Survey Sampling International (SSI) to poll 2,000 American adults with diabetes either online or via the telephone. Based on responses about how they use technology to...
By Aditi Pai September 10, 2014
As a group, about 35 percent of baby boomers were interested in using their smartphone to learn about and better manage their own health, according to results from a survey conducted by academic researchers in late 2010. The survey, which consisted of responses from 469 consumers, 258 of which are baby boomers, only published its findings this month. Researchers from Saint Louis University, ...
By Aditi Pai April 24, 2014
Almost 90 percent of Americans say they would make their personal health data available to researchers to help them better understand a disease or to improve care and treatment options, according to a survey of 1,001 Americans over the age of 18 conducted by research firm Kelton and healthcare communications firm Makovsky Health. Within this group, 26 percent of consumers would share regardless...

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