TechnologyAdvice

By Aditi Pai July 15, 2015
Some 35 percent of consumers said they would likely choose a virtual visit over an in-person one, according to a TechnologyAdvice survey of 504 US adults conducted via Google Consumer Insights. The survey also found that 56 percent of respondents said they would be somewhat or very uncomfortable conducting a doctor visit using a telemedicine offering. And 75 percent of people said they would not...
By Jonah Comstock January 15, 2015
Patients are increasingly looking at what digital services physicians provide when choosing a doctor, and they're finding themselves disappointed in what they see, according to a new survey from TechnologyAdvice. The research group found that while 62.6 percent of physicians offered some kind of digital services, two of the top three most requested services -- online appointment scheduling and...
By Aditi Pai October 1, 2014
Close to 75 percent of adults do not use a fitness device or app to track their weight, diet, or exercise, according to a survey of 979 US adults conducted by research firm TechnologyAdvice. The survey found that 11 percent of respondents use a wearable fitness tracker, 14.1 percent use an app to track health, 14.5 percent do not track health but plan to start, and 60.4 percent do not track their...
By Aditi Pai August 13, 2014
While 49 percent of patients know their doctor's office offers a patient portal, 40 percent were not aware of a patient portal offering and 11 percent of patients know their doctor doesn't offer one, according to a survey of 430 patients from research firm TechnologyAdvice. The research firm suggests that the number of patients who are not sure whether their physician's office offers a patient...