Ninety-one percent of consumers, employers and brokers said that Web-based personal health records, online physician comparisons and online hospital comparisons are beneficial, according to a new TriZetto survey, reports iHealthBeat.
Eighty-eight percent of survey respondents also said that online health plan comparisons are beneficial.
The survey found that 87% of constituents surveyed would like online scheduling tools from payers and that 82% are interested in online personalized information tracking tools. Eighty percent of respondents reported that they were interested in an online personal health management system, and 79% said they would like access to online self-diagnostic tools.
Results are based on an online survey of 1,732 individuals conducted in fall 2007.
The TriZetto Group survey is available online (.pdf).