Why Doctors Need a Website

Doctors need a website for many reasons. The most important reason is that patients, family members, and caregivers want their doctors to have a website. A medical practice website is a powerful tool--it allows doctors to attract new patients, educate patients, and increase office efficiency. HealthCommunities.com provides a Full-Service Plan to help doctors realize the full benefits of their websites. This plan offers complete website development, including patient education articles and website promotion. Thousands of doctors are seeing results using our website services.

Thousands of doctors use our website services and are seeing results.

You'll find the following information useful when considering the value of having an online presence.

Health Care Information and the Internet

  • Physicians and patients want medical information they can trust.
  • More people are searching for reliable online health care information.
  • Many people use the Internet to find physicians.
  • Well-informed patients improve physician-patient interaction.

An Online Educational Tool

These tools and utilities are standard features of the Full-Service Plan:

  • Comprehensive information about conditions, including treatment options
  • Monitored links to trustworthy support organizations

An Office Management Tool

A physician website improves office efficiency by providing general information and answers to routine questions.

  • Staff biographies and credentials
  • Office hours
  • Maps with directions to office locations
  • Printable patient forms
  • Links to insurance providers
  • Information about what patients should bring on their first visit
  • List of services and areas of specialization

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Last Modified: 26 Dec 2008