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Sunday, June 1, 2014

1 in 4 Americans now consults Google before booking an appointment with a doctor

By Mark Sullivan
Originally posted May 21, 2014

Doctors have always had a love/hate relationship with the Internet, and some bristle at the fact that many patients now shop for caregivers in the same way they shop for restaurants and plumbers: using online review sites.

A recent study by researchers at the University of Michigan says 25 percent of Americans now look online for doctor reviews before making an appointment.

The entire article is here.

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