The Internet: tomorrow's portal to non-traditional health care services.

@article{Tyson2000TheIT,
  title={The Internet: tomorrow's portal to non-traditional health care services.},
  author={T R Tyson},
  journal={The Journal of ambulatory care management},
  year={2000},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={
          1-7
        }
}
It is not at all surprising that people are not enamored of hospitals, as they are almost always associated with negatives such as pain, loss of mobility, and high cost. On a less emotional level, hospitals are perceived as big businesses, and consumers are getting inured to a consistently decreasing level of caring and service, particularly from "service" businesses. Many people are going to the Internet for health information due to the belief that today's doctor-patient relationship lacks an… CONTINUE READING

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