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Patients, providers prefer these 27 health systems 2 to 1 over competitors

Becker’s Hospital Review reports WebMD and Medscape announced their 2022 Choice Awards, recognizing hospitals that are preferred by patients and providers across five specialty areas: oncology, cardiology, orthopedics, neurology and gastroenterology. The WebMD Elite Award was given to 27 health systems including HSS, which patients and physicians preferred 2 to 1 over local competitors in at least one specialty area. 

To gather data, WebMD randomly intercepted relevant conditions and audiences on its website and provided 1,000-1,500 viewers per specialty area with a live poll; responses were geo-located to gather market information. Physicians were targeted via an email from Medscape, and 250-300 survey replies were gathered per specialty. 

Read the full article at Beckershospitalreview.com.