EMIS cites ‘huge increase’ in patients registering for Patient Access -

EMIS cites ‘huge increase’ in patients registering for Patient Access

EMIS cites ‘huge increase’ in patients registering for Patient Access. EMIS Health has cited a “huge increase” in patients using online GP services after registrations for Patient Access rose by a third in just over 12 months. According to EMIS, its Patient Access service has seen sign-ups increase from six million to eight million since[…]

Dr Google ‘diagnoses’ 100m health concerns as GP wait times rise

Dr Google ‘diagnoses’ 100m health concerns as GP wait times rise

Dr Google ‘diagnoses’ 100m health concerns as GP wait times rise. Packed GP surgeries and rising wait times is driving more people to Google to self-diagnose health concerns, new research has suggested. Data compiled by private UK healthcare provider, Benenden Health, revealed that more than 100 million health-related Google searches were placed in the UK[…]