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MedTech Online

in 2013 MedTech Online Women are more likely than men to go online to figure out a possible diagnosis. 8 in 10 online health inquiries start at a search engine. Half of health One in four people seeking health information have hit information searches a pay wall but only 2% have paid. 83% have tried to look for the information somewhere else. are on the behalf of someone else. The Internet as a Diagnostic Tool 35% of U.S. adults say they have used the internet to try to figure out what medical condition they or another may have. 59% of U.S. aduits have looked online for health information in the past year. 53% of online diagnosers talked with a clinician about what 41% of online diagnosers had their condition confirmed by a they found online clinician. Peer-to-Peer Health Care 30% of internet users have consulted online reviews or rankings of health care services or treatments. Among online health information seekers, 16% in the past year tried to find others who might share the same health 26% of internet concerns. users have read or watched someone else's experience about health or medical issues in the past year. Mobile Health Apps In the iTunes App Store, there are: There are more than 40,000 mobile health apps More than 250 Blood Pressure Related Apps More than 475 Heart Health Related Apps More than 1,500 Weight Loss Related Apps More than 125 Medicine Reminder Apps One in five smartphone owners have at least one health app on their phone. Source. Pew Research Center Health Online 2013 MedTechWorld. ubmcanon.com/medical

MedTech Online

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The field of digital health continues to explode. As a case in point, consider that so far $1.5 billion has been invested in the digital health segment this year, according to the Rock Health Digital ...

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