• Indextra in Health Tech Digital: Waiting time pressure and the rise of online self-diagnosis is causing stress for UK doctors

    Magnus Olofsson, product manager at Indextra said: “We are really excited to launch the Indextra app as a resource that will support doctors in their day-to-day practice. By making key medical resources available to practitioners in this app format, we can help them to access the validated, credible information that they need quickly and on the go.”

    “Our research revealed that over four fifths (84%)i of doctors agree that digital tools need to be embraced by the profession in the same way that they are already embraced by patients and we believe this launch will help doctors do just that!”

    Read full story here: https://www.healthtechdigital.com/waiting-time-pressure-and-the-rise-of-online-self-diagnosis-is-causing-stress-for-uk-doctors/

     

  • Indextra mentioned in Health Tech Newspaper: 83% of doctors see patients who have already self-diagnosed

    “Research from medical resource library app, Indextra, has revealed that 83% of doctors are regularly seeing patients who have already self-diagnosed using online sources.

    This is resulting in the vast majority (79%) of doctors feeling under increasing pressure to be even more knowledgeable. Indextra is a new medical resource library app that includes over 500 resources from textbooks to drug-guides and clinical guidelines. Launched this month, it packs essential medical resources into one easy-to-use app helping doctors optimize their time by providing credible and up-to-date resources at the touch of a button.”

    https://www.thehtn.co.uk/2018/10/25/htn-100-uclh-medical-textbook-app-capita-and-genmed/

     

     

     

  • 92% of doctors searching online are concerned with the objectivity of the search results.

    Read the full article on Digital Health Age about Indextra and how our new medical resource library app could support doctors in their day-to-day practice

     

    Doctors are under increasing pressure to be more knowledgeable, to diagnose patients quickly ,and more likely to seek a second opinion online according to a survey by new medical resource library app Indextra.

    The research revealed that 83% of doctors say they are regularly seeing patients who have already self-diagnosed using online sources, with 79% of doctors suggesting they feel under pressure to be more knowledgeable, and 76% feeling the need to diagnose their patients quickly as waiting times for appointments have reached a 10-year high.

    88% of doctors surveyed say would turn to online resources such as Google or Wikipedia for a second opinion but 92% of those searching online are concerned with the objectivity of the search results. Read more