Can mHealth Help Doctors, Patients Speak the Same Language?

Can mHealth Help Doctors, Patients Speak the Same Language?

A new study from Xerox finds that consumers and providers have different perceptions of their responsibilities in healthcare. An mHealth platform could bridge that gap.

A new survey suggests that mHealth may be useful in bridging a startling perception gap between doctors and their patients.

Nearly half of American consumers recently surveyed by Xerox say they take complete responsibility for their health – yet only 6 percent of doctors in the same survey say this is true. Conversely, 40 percent of doctors and payers say consumers don’t know how to take charge of the healthcare, while less than 5 percent of the consumers surveyed say that’s accurate.

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