Many people view finding a doctor like they do finding a good mechanic, hairdresser, or even a restaurant. Statistics tell us that about 85% of consumers search online to find goods and services, including doctors and healthcare professionals. What are you doing to ensure they find you?
Scorpion Healthcare helps large health networks, small hospitals, individual practitioners and specialty clinics get the online exposure they need to increase revenue to individual service lines, get more patients, and even attract talented health professionals.
We help healthcare professionals put their best foot forward on the internet so they not only get found by potential patients, but that they leave a good impression. In the age of consumer-driven healthcare, it is more important now than ever before to create a positive digital experience. Chances are, the first impression many of your patients have of your hospital is what they see online. Will they like what they see?
Below are some statistics gathered from the Pew Research Center that further highlight the importance of hospitals having an online presence –
- 72% of internet users said that within the past year, they used online search to find health information.
- 77% of these individuals said that the way they searched for health information was by using Google, Bing, or Yahoo.
- 31% of cell phone owners, and 52% of smartphone owners, use their mobile devices to search for health information.
- 1 out of every 5 internet users have considered online reviews and rankings of healthcare providers before deciding which one to call.
The age of consumer-driven healthcare is here. Are you ready? Let Scorpion Healthcare help you make a good impression online to attract more patients and grow your service lines.