Physician Ratings & Reviews: Doctors Distrust Them And Patients Ignore Them

Lonnie Hirsch | HealthWorks Collective | February 12, 2013

The many and various “doctor review” sites seem to be as popular as the flu bug floating around the office. Doctors don’t like them and patients don’t use them, according to two recent surveys.

But here’s why healthcare marketing professionals and medical providers shouldn’t dismiss consumer rating and reviews.

First, from the physician point of view…