Physicians' Top 5 Types of Web-Based Resources for Decision-Making Support

Just like their patients, physicians often turn to search engines for medical information, according to a new survey from MedData Group.

The search engines point them toward a variety of web-based resources to help them make medical decisions. The top five types most-used by physicians include:

    • Clinical case studies: 58 percent
    • Research reports: 49 percent
    • Instructional videos: 33 percent
    • Whitepapers: 29 percent
    • Webcasts: 20 percent
    • Other: 15 percent
    • Don't use web-based resources: 10 percent

Survey results are based on responses from 164 physicians collected in April 2014.

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