US consumers want electronic coaching to improve health

A new survey from Microsoft shows that Americans would like their health insurers and physicians to proactively use technology to help them build healthier lifestyles. The Microsoft Health Engagement Survey 2009, found that consumers want electronic “coaching” via e-mail and phones to help them improve health habits, self-manage conditions and better coordinate care with providers. More info: PressPass

A new survey from Microsoft shows that Americans would like their health insurers and physicians to proactively use technology to help them build healthier lifestyles. The Microsoft Health Engagement Survey 2009, found that consumers want electronic “coaching” via e-mail and phones to help them improve health habits, self-manage conditions and better coordinate care with providers.

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