Editor’s note: In this article, Michael Wong, JD (Founder/Executive Director, Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety) reminds clinicians that if they are not educating their patients, likely the internet is.
By Michael Wong, JD (Founder/Executive Director, Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety)
Where Do You Get Your Medical Information?
Like most people, I simply open an internet browser and type the disease state, symptom, treatment … and I receive information … and lots of it!
According to a survey conducted by Rock Health, my using the internet to search for medical information mirrors that of the majority of people in the United States.