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The Evolution of Technology Adoption and Usage

  • 77% of consumers use search engines to research treatment
  • 83% of patients visit a hospital website before booking an appointment
  • 61% of patients visit at least two hospital sites before booking
  • 43% of visits to hospital websites begin at a search engine
  • 1 in 20 Google searches are health-related, (Gallup)
  • 59% of patients say mHealth will significantly change how they research care
  • 64% of regular patients, and 82% of those with poorly managed conditions use mHealth services
  • 32% of consumers have a mobile health app, a 2x increase since 2013 (PwC)
  • 77% of U.S. adults own a smartphone
  • 62% of smartphone owners, and 75% of those 18-29, use their device to look up health information (Pew)FT_17.01.10_InternetFactSheets.png