Harris Poll

By Jonah Comstock June 27, 2016
According to a new survey conducted by Harris Poll and commissioned by Salesforce, 59 percent of all consumers, and 70 percent of millennials, would choose a primary care physician who offers a patient-facing app over one who doesn't.  The survey results included 2,025 US adults aged 18 and older, among whom 1,736 have health insurance and a primary care doctor. The survey showed that by and...
By Aditi Pai April 20, 2015
American Well The number of people using home health technologies will increase from 14.3 million worldwide in 2014 to 78.5 million by 2020, according to a report from Tractica. In Tractica's view, home health technologies include offerings that allow providers to remotely monitor patients with chronic conditions, use technology to improve care for elderly people, and conduct virtual visits...
By Aditi Pai April 8, 2015
Some 30 percent of health professionals are dissatisfied with the technology their organization uses for secure communication, according to a Harris Poll survey of 955 providers. The survey was commissioned by PerfectServe. The professionals included in the survey were hospitalists, primary care physicians, specialist physicians, hospital administrators, office managers and practice...
By Jonah Comstock March 12, 2015
Lack of medical device connectivity and interoperability are big contributors to preventable medical errors, according to a recent survey of nurses. According to the 526 registered nurses who participated in the survey, which was commissioned by the Gary and Mary West Health Institute and conducted by Harris Poll, nurses end up shouldering a lot of the burden of medical devices and electronic...
By Aditi Pai January 21, 2015
Sixty four percent of patients are willing to participate in a video visit with a doctor, according to an online Harris Poll survey of 2,019 adults aged 18 and up conducted in December 2014. Telehealth company American Well commissioned Harris Poll to conduct the survey. Of those that were willing to visit with their doctor over video, 61 percent said convenience was a factor in this decision....

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