Infographic: Healthcare Online

Friday, August 23rd, 2013
This post was written 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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