Parents report concerns about online doctor ratings

The recent abundance of online rating sites includes a variety of goods and services, including health care providers. Although doctor rating websites are readily available, parents may wonder if those ratings are trustworthy.

In our latest NPCH Report, we asked parents of children 0-17 years old about their views of doctor rating websites. Nearly one-third (30%) of parents have looked at online doctor ratings for themselves or a family member in the past year. 69% of parents believe doctor rating websites may have fake ratings. 11% of parents have posted a rating about a doctor on a rating website. Read the full report – Many parents wary of online ratings for doctors

Parent concerns about online physician ratings

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