As mobile and social media platforms continue to grow, consumers are finding more ways to engage all aspects of their lives via the web, and health care is not left out. According to HIT Consultant, “80% of Internet users look online for health information.”
BettrLife has grown alongside this phenomenon, allowing users to be better connected with their own health habits, while maintaining easy access to physicians and their knowledge. In 2012, the number of adults using mobile phones for health information reached 75 million from 61 million in years previous, and that number is still growing. HIT Consultant provided a handy graphic, which we’ve included below for you, that illustrates how health consumers are engaging online.