By Christina Beach Thielst

First Posted at Christina’s Considerations on 3/9/2013


Christina Thielst, Host of Christina's Considerations
Christina Thielst, Host of Christina’s Considerations

FierceHealthIT reported on a study that finds 70% of consumers would be open to a virtual doctor visit.   Another key finding is that almost 50% of consumers and 66% of providers  would be comfortable sharing and receiving health information through social media.


Virtual visits

Patricia Salber MD, MBA (@docweighsin)
Patricia Salber, MD, MBA is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Doctor Weighs In. She is also the CEO of Health Tech Hatch, the sister site of TDWI that helps innovators tell their stories to the world. She is also a physician executive who has worked in all aspects of healthcare including practicing emergency physician, health plan executive, consultant to employers, CMS, and other organizations. She is a Board Certified Internist and Emergency Physician who loves to write about just about anything that has to do with healthcare.


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