New research on employer and worker perspectives on health and the role of digital innovation helps guide employers to better understand unmet healthcare needs, solutions and opportunities.
Survey on health
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Understand attitudes towards health tech solutions as you set the course of your organization’s digital healthcare journey.
How can technology address the real-world challenges of your workforce?
Which resources do employees find valuable for their mental health and wellbeing?
About health on demand
The survey is comprehensive in its geographic reach and comprises seven mature and six growth markets across Asia, Latin America, Europe, the US and Canada, including 16,564 workers and 1,300 senior decision makers (100 per market).
The worker study focused on adults in full-time or part-time work, freelancers and gig economy workers; all between the ages of 18-to-64 years. The employer study was aimed at senior business decision makers in commercial organizations of 50 or more workers. At least 50% of senior decision makers are in companies with more than 500 workers, globally.
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A strong case for digital healthMore than two-thirds of the surveyed senior decision makers say they are likely to invest more in digital health over the next five years
Workers value patient-centered solutions94% of workers were somewhat, mostly or very willing to try digital health tools that will make healthcare more accessible, customized, and convenien
Low barriers to adoption, high trust in employersDespite concerns around data privacy, nearly 67 % of worker’s report having some or a great deal of trust in their employers’ ability to protect personal health info.