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Online Physician Reviews Draw Renewed Attention, Smith Experts Comment

Feb 19, 2014
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Healthday News reports on recent data showing Americans increasingly are using online physician reviews and asks “whether it’s a good thing” that people “are choosing their doctor the same way they settle on a car or TV.” 

Smith faculty colleagues Ritu Agarwal and Guodong (Gordon) Gao helped answer the question in the story. Read it here

Agarwal is founder and director of the Center for Health Information and Decision Systems (CHIDS) and Professor and the Dean’s Chair of Information Systems. Gao is an associate professor and CHIDS co-director. 

How to Save Health Care Podcast 

Agarwal and other experts recently discussed health care more broadly with the Washington Post’s Dan Beyers in “Conservations on How to Save Health Care.” Listen to the three-part series, starting here.

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