Becker's Healthcare March 12, 2019
Jackie Drees

An estimated 7 percent of Google’s daily searches are health-related, according to Google Health Vice President David Feinberg, MD, The Telegraph reports.

Google’s total daily health-related searches amount to 70,000 each minute, according to the report.  

“People are asking us about conditions, medication, symptoms and insurance questions,” Dr. Feinberg said during a conference in Austin, Texas, The Telegraph reports. “In this case we are organizing the world’s health information and making it accessible to everyone.”

Health-related Google searches also appear to increase among emergency room patients weeks before visiting...

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