Klick Health

Patients more optimistic about doctors’ digital knowledge than doctors


Read More

An Ipsos study of patients, physicians, and specifically type-2 diabetes patients was released at the HIMSS Connected Health Conference last week. MobiHealthNews has some of the details of the study, one of the most interesting being that patients believe doctors are more knowledgeable about digital health than doctors themselves think they are.

“Perceptions are a lot stronger for those perceiving them to be knowledgeable compared to doctors themselves where you’ve got 10 to 12 percent difference, which is significant,” Sangar said. “There’s definitely a knowledge gap.”

For example:

This looks like projection where the patients who are more knowledgeable assume the same knowledge in their doctors.

More stats from the story:

Other stories from MobiHealthNews:

Source: MobiHealthNews

More About the Author

Klick Wire

This is the Klick Wire blog account. Here you will find archived versions of all your favorite Klick Wire stories. To get these stories delivered to your inbox every week, use the sign up form at the bottom of this page.

More from this author

Go from news to action. Klick Wire

Weekly Digital Health Newsletter

Klick Health will NEVER spam you. Read our privacy policy

Thank you! You're now signed up to get the Klick Wire every week - news from the world of digital health marketing.

Sorry there seems to be a problem. Please try again later.