1 billion health-related queries are submitted to Google every day, and 7% of overall questions asked to Google are health-related. WebMD is frequented by over 180 million people every month. It turns out that a broad set of the population turns to the internet and friends to figure out what their health condition might be, and which doctor to go see for it. In industry speak: the internet and your friend are today’s “front door to healthcare.” While the Google –> WebMD –> Friend protocol may be a common way to enter into the healthcare system, it is certainly not an optimal one.
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