Navigation Links
Patients Who Bring Health Information from the Internet Get More Time with Doctor
Date:7/10/2008

94% of physicians report that patients bring health information from the Internet to discuss during office visits. The majority of physicians who have patients discussing information in the office report they spend more time with these patients as a result.

New York, NY (PRWEB) July 10, 2008 -- An increasing number of "healthcare overachievers" are bringing health information from the Internet to the doctor's office to discuss during the office visit. In fact, virtually all physicians report at least some of their patients arrive armed with health information from the Internet, according to the latest physician market research study released by pharmaceutical market research company Manhattan Research. These patients are being rewarded for their efforts, as the majority of physicians report that they spend more time with the patient as a result of their bringing information in to the office visit.

"The Internet has empowered consumers to take an increasingly active role in their healthcare management and their relationship with the physician," says Meredith Abreu Ressi, VP of research at Manhattan Research. "The conversation with the physician used to be a one-way, didactic interaction. But as consumers are increasingly bearing the responsibility for their healthcare costs and decisions, this balance of power is shifting. The Internet is a key tool consumers use to educate themselves on treatment options, and some empowered consumers are discussing their findings with their physician."

The trends in the article are derived from

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2008 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Lorus Therapeutics Announces Publication of a Clinical Study Demonstrating Encouraging Results with LOR-2040 in Combination with Cytarabine in Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)
2. Number of Patients Treated with an Antibiotic for MRSA Within U.S. Acute Care Hospitals Increased 8 Percent from 2006 to 2007
3. New Aptivus(R) (tipranavir) Oral Solution Approved for Treatment-Experienced Pediatric and Adolescent HIV Patients
4. Sensitivity Enhancements to Monograms Trofile(TM) Assay Demonstrate Improved Power to Select Patients for CCR5 Antagonist Therapy
5. Video: Higher Initial Dose of Gleevec Achieved Better Early Responses than Standard Dose for Patients with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
6. Oncothyreon initiates Phase 1b trial of PX-12 in patients with advanced metastatic cancer
7. Novel Investigational Regimen Combining Radiation Enhancing Agent With Ibritumomab Tiuxetan (Zevalin(R)) Produces High Rate of Complete Responses in Patients With Rituximab-Refractory Follicular Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma
8. Ipsogen Launches MapQuant Dx(TM) Genomic Grade Test to Identify Breast Cancer Patients who Benefit From Chemotherapy
9. First Taxane-Based Non-Anthracycline Containing Chemotherapy in Combination With Herceptin (TCH) for HER2 Positive Early Breast Cancer Patients Obtains Approval From the FDA
10. Favrille Announces Results from Phase 3 Registration Trial of Specifid in Patients with Follicular B-Cell Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma
11. American Urological Association (AUA) Clinical Guidelines Recognizes Cryotherapy as Treatment Option for Prostate Cancer Patients
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/23/2014)... LOS ANGELES , July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ... enhance cognitive performance for the long term. They are ... competitive edge of sustained energy as an alternative to ... launch Think Drinks on Indiegogo on July 29, 2014, ... the 30-day campaign. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140723/129697 ...
(Date:7/23/2014)... DENVER , July 23, 2014  Having the ... making is vital to accelerating business growth and achieving ... American Hospital Association (AHA) Leadership Summit, July 20-22, 2014, ... prestigious panel of hospital executives and healthcare experts discussing ... Joanne Carrocino , President & Chief Executive Officer ...
(Date:7/23/2014)... 23, 2014 DuPont Pioneer announced today ... vice president of Agricultural Biotechnology (ABT), effective July 21, ... served most recently as president, chief executive officer and ... leadership in the seed and crop protection industry to ... E. Schickler , president of DuPont Pioneer. “I am ...
(Date:7/23/2014)... July 23, 2014  GrowBLOX Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: GBLX), a ... is filing for two medical marijuana dispensary locations in ... addition to the Clark County, Nevada ... permit, as previously announced.  GrowBLOX Sciences, CEO ... two new applications for dispensaries in the City ...
Breaking Biology Technology:truBrain Neuroscientists To Launch More Effective, Healthier Alternative To Energy Drinks On Indiegogo 2MSC and Cape Regional Medical Center Partner to Improve Cost, Quality and Outcomes 2DuPont Pioneer Names Neal Gutterson to Lead Agricultural Biotechnology 2DuPont Pioneer Names Neal Gutterson to Lead Agricultural Biotechnology 3GrowBLOX Sciences, Inc. Files for Two Additional Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in Las Vegas 2GrowBLOX Sciences, Inc. Files for Two Additional Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in Las Vegas 3
... TAIAN CITY, China, July 16 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Biologic,Products, ... "Company"),one of the leading plasma-based pharmaceutical companies in the ... hosted a forum of,industry experts on July 10 - ... discuss future development strategies for the Company. , ...
... , , , ... announced today that it had closed its series A financing round. The infusion ... of technology that converts a wide variety of cellulosic materials (such as algae, ... , As part of the agreement, the lead investor ...
... , HALIFAX, July 15 /PRNewswire/ - Scientists in Atlantic Canada ... skin aging. Researchers were investigating the genetic cause of a ... causes skin on the hands, feet and face to be ... delays including effects on the brain. In the process, researchers ...
Cached Biology Technology:China Biologic Products Hosts its First Forum for Strategy and Development 2China Biologic Products Hosts its First Forum for Strategy and Development 3Canadian researchers discover gene related to the appearance of aging 2
(Date:7/23/2014)... by satellite over a 15-year period off the U.S. ... feed in specific locations each year, according to a ... PLOS ONE by Ladd Irvine from Oregon ... to mitigate human threats to the whale population. , ... recover since the establishment of protections in the mid-1960s. ...
(Date:7/23/2014)... experiments using tissue samples cultured from cystic fibrosis patients, ... UNC Marsico Lung Institute have shown that a new ... another CF drug. , The finding, published today in ... a mutant CFTR protein becomes unstable and loses its ... the two drugs. The research offers several insights into ...
(Date:7/23/2014)... , , , , , , , , ... , , , , , ... researchers are proposing that changing how medical care is delivered could help prevent multiple chronic diseases and extend healthy lifespan. The idea, they argue, would be ... , , , , , ... , , , , , ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Blue whales' dangerous feeding grounds 2UNC researchers find unsuspected characteristics of new CF drugs, offering potential paths to more effective therapies 2UNC researchers find unsuspected characteristics of new CF drugs, offering potential paths to more effective therapies 3UNC researchers find unsuspected characteristics of new CF drugs, offering potential paths to more effective therapies 4Strategy proposed for preventing diseases of aging 2Strategy proposed for preventing diseases of aging 3Strategy proposed for preventing diseases of aging 4Strategy proposed for preventing diseases of aging 5
... gets his new laser laboratory operational later this year, ... to pluck molecular bonds like a stringed musical instrument. ... of Chemistry, arrived at the University of Chicago in ... aid of ultrafast vibrational spectroscopy methods that he has ...
... maxillary sinuses. Those bulbous pouches on either side of the ... sinus infections than anything else. They were thought to be ... present value. Yet researchers led by the University of ... role in the shape and function of the human nose, ...
... March 12, 2013  Spiral Genetics, a cloud-based big data ... A financing, led by venture capital firm DFJ.  The ... create revolutionary tools that empower the bioinformatics community to ... company intends to use the funds to expand its ...
Cached Biology News:Watery research theme to flow through new Tokmakoff lab 2Watery research theme to flow through new Tokmakoff lab 3The nose's unheralded neighbor 2The nose's unheralded neighbor 3Spiral Genetics Closes $3 Million in Funding Led by DFJ and Announces Partnership with Omicia 2Spiral Genetics Closes $3 Million in Funding Led by DFJ and Announces Partnership with Omicia 3
Polyclonal Antibody to Coronin / CORO1C This antibody was developed against synthetic peptides corresponding to amino acids 407-420 of human CORO1C....
Peptide-affinity Purified Polyclonal Antibody to Retinoic Acid-Induced 3 (RAI3/RAIG1)...
...
Co-precipitant is free of background polynucleotides,Dnases,Rnases, proteases. 20mg/ml...
Biology Products: