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Three quarters of unwell Brits Google their symptoms and treat themselves at home

Three quarters of Britonshave cured an ailment or illness after Googling the symptoms, a study found. Research revealed that seven in ten of us now self-diagnose and treat minor health issues rather than try and secure an appointment with their local GP. It also emerged the average adult now believes they can beat two thirds

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3 Ways to Leverage Patient Feedback To Gain A Competitive Advantage

Healthcare providers agree delivering a better patient experience is important to remaining competitive in the marketplace. A recent study revealed 85 percent of healthcare systems believe patient experience is one of the top three priorities for their organizations, with 64 percent of healthcare organizations reporting theyve seen an increase in patient acquisition since starting patient

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Two Texas ERs got bad reviews online. Now they want Google to help them find out who did it

Two North Texas free-standing emergency room operators want tech giant Google to give up the identities of nearly two dozen reviewers who rated them poorly online.Highland Park Emergency Center on Lemmon Avenue and Preston Hollow Emergency Room on Walnut Hill Lane filed a joint petition Tuesday in Dallas County District Court.The 30-page pre-suit deposition lists

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Google’s new ‘Searching for Health’ could become powerful public health tool

Google’s new Searching for Health site creates visual representations of public interest versus disease occurrence across the US.The Searching for Health site, developed by Google News Lab, creates visual representations of online searches related to health versus actual disease occurrence across US counties.The tool deals with some of the biggest health issues of the 21st

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