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The snag: identifying what qualifies as download-worthy.
A trio of doctors make a case for putting limits on digital promotions, including those in EHRs and through social networks.
Patients want to do more with mobile and see doctors less. Two studies outline the types of digital interventions patients are interested in.
A study by consulting firm Accenture shows that patients not only expect digital outreach, but that their desire to be engaged is consistently being ignored.
A report published by JAMA indicated that online reviews sway a percentage of patients, but that personal recommendations hold more weight.
The move to digitize a series of books it co-created with Disney for kids with type 1 diabetes was spurred by a meeting with the online diabetes community.
Famous from his reality show, "The Osbournes," Jack narrates his life with MS in a web documentary series.
Although doctors still like sales reps, Capgemini and Quantia's researchers find their appeal is on the decline, while digital is on the rise. While age is a factor, it's the workplace that's shaping physician preferences.
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