A few eHealth trends as a preview of Taking the Pulse Hospitals:
- Almost 160 million U.S. adults go online for health information
- About 35% of the U.S. adults use social media for health and medical purposes
- 64% of U.S. physicians use smartphones.
- Approximately three out of four U.S. nurses recommend health websites to patients.
The research study was designed to support hospitals and health systems that are re-evaluating strategies for communicating with patients and stakeholders. It includes topics such as the health resource media mix, physician-patient relationship and connectivity, social media, electronic health records, mobile phones and applications, email newsletters, practice technology profile, and patient education.
You can download a complimentary white paper discussing the latest trends in how consumers and healthcare professionals use the Internet for health at www.manhattanresearch.com/hospitals.