Dan Hinmon, MCSMN Director

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Many Parents Skeptical of Online Doctor Ratings, Poll Finds

Posted by @DanHinmon, Mar 31, 2016

About one-third of parents turn to online ratings in their search for a doctor, but most parents say they aren’t sure they can trust Web-based reviews, according to research by Dr. David Hanauer, a pediatrician at the University of Michigan’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital.

Among parents over 30, more than 70 percent were worried they might base a decision on a fake review. The same was true for 59 percent of parents younger than 30.


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