Important new technologies for health care consumers in the U.S. 2015

New technologies that are important to U.S. health care consumers as of 2015

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jan 20, 2016
Important new technologies for health care consumers in the U.S. 2015 This statistic is based on survey from Harris Poll and depicts the factors that are important for consumers concerning the usage of new technologies by their health care provider in the United States, as of 2015. Some 24 percent of respondents stated that the possibility to set appointment dates online is very important to them, while 17 percent stated that their doctor already does this.
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New technologies that are important to U.S. health care consumers as of 2015

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Very importantMy doctor already does this
Online medical record access to your doctor visits, prescriptions, test results and history29%25%
Online cost estimator which provides average costs for specific services27%7%
Proactive communications from your doctor to schedule preventative care appointments via email or text26%16%
Online appointment setting24%17%
Email access to your doctor23%19%
Online billing and payments21%15%
Very importantMy doctor already does this
Online medical record access to your doctor visits, prescriptions, test results and history29%25%
Online cost estimator which provides average costs for specific services27%7%
Proactive communications from your doctor to schedule preventative care appointments via email or text26%16%
Online appointment setting24%17%
Email access to your doctor23%19%
Online billing and payments21%15%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Jan 20, 2016
This statistic is based on survey from Harris Poll and depicts the factors that are important for consumers concerning the usage of new technologies by their health care provider in the United States, as of 2015. Some 24 percent of respondents stated that the possibility to set appointment dates online is very important to them, while 17 percent stated that their doctor already does this.
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