Tag: potential doctor switchers

Doctors to Promote Whole-Patient Services

"More than eight in 10 adults who have vis­it­ed a health­care provider (e.g., doctor's office, hos­pi­tal, out­pa­tient clin­ic, urgent care clin­ic, etc.) at least twice in the past year agree that if their provider knew more about their health inter­ests, goals and moti­va­tions, they would be able to serve them bet­ter (84% strong­ly agree/agree/somewhat agree), reports Ipsos."

42% of Adults Want Their Doctor/Patient Relationship to Extend to Social Media

A new sur­vey from the Amer­i­can Osteo­path­ic Asso­ci­a­tion finds more than half of mil­len­ni­als (54%) and more than four out of 10 (42%) adults are or would like to be friends with or fol­low their health­care providers on social media. The online sur­vey was con­duct­ed by The Har­ris Poll in April 2018 on behalf of the AOA.

Consumers Demanding Flexibility and Updated Technology from Healthcare Providers

Now that some of the debate has qui­et­ed about the Afford­able Care Act, con­sumers are pay­ing atten­tion to what the changes in the health­care sys­tem mean for them. Health­care shop­pers are also expect­ing ser­vice providers to update their deliv­ery meth­ods and this includes more use of tech­nol­o­gy. A PwC Health Research Insti­tute report finds that tra­di­tion­al ser­vice providers must pro­mote fea­tures like pric­ing trans­paren­cy and longer office hours to stay com­pet­i­tive.