The news is by your side.


Doctor-rating websites lack helpful information: study

MASSACHUSETTS: Consumers increasingly turn to commercial physician-rating websites, similar to those for restaurants and hotels, when searching for a new doctor, but the sites rarely have information that actually helps patients, researchers say. Most doctors typically have no more than a few reviews on a site, and the reviews often don’t provide good insight into the doctor’s qualifications, personality or the patient experience, a new study finds. “Many friends have called me and said they want to find information…