A survey looking at physicians’ technology use finds that the majority prefer online learning that can be accessed anywhere, anytime.
Pamela Lewis Dolan, May 14, 2012
There is a demand among physicians for continuing medical education training that can be accessed on the go.
A survey by ON24 and MedData Group found that 84% of physicians would prefer attending CME events online. Among the benefits physicians expect from Web-based CME is the ability to view the content “on demand” while avoiding the hassles and costs of traveling.
ON24, a virtual communication technology vendor with headquarters in San Francisco, and MedData Group, an interactive content and database marketing services company based in Topsfield, MA., surveyed 971 physicians across a variety of specialties about their digital behaviors. The survey found that physicians are “more mobile than ever before,” and that is impacting the way they want to access educational materials.
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