Can the Life Science Industry Be Part of Shared Medical Decision-Making?
Can the Life Science Industry Be Part of Shared Medical Decision-Making? By Richard Tsai In the past, if there was something wrong, most patients went to the doctor and did what their doctors told them to do. Now, the plethora of available online health information has transformed the dynamic between patients and their doctors. According to Pew Research Center’s 2013 data, 59% of Americans search for health information online. In 2015 Google found that one in twenty online searches were health-related.1 Armed with information about diagnoses and treatments, patients can change the medical decision-making process. Inspire’s 3rd [...]