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Infographic: Healthcare Online

August 23rd, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

The increased cost and complexity of healthcare options today is driving patients and physicians to turn to the web for information.

Thirty-one percent of people ages 18-24 who own a smartphone or tablet use the device daily to research a health issue, according to a new infographic from Acquity Group. This infographic also includes reasons patients search for health information online; a demographic profile of who looks at information online; smartphone owners who use apps to track or manage health; reasons physicians, caregivers and specialists use the internet for work; and much more.

Healthcare Online

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