Vitals Reports Thousands of Americans Are ‘Checking Up’ on Dr. Sanjay Gupta
Leading Doctor Evaluation Web Site Sees Surge in Users Performing Online “Background Checks” on Surgeon General-Designate
“Since the media buzz began surrounding his potential appointment as surgeon general, the number of site visitors performing ‘background checks’ on Dr. Gupta skyrocketed from zero to 10,000 – and counting. Regardless of their leanings, it is clear that many Americans are doing their homework and giving Dr. Gupta a ‘check up,’” said
Vitals (www.vitals.com) provides comprehensive evaluations of the more than 720,000 doctors across
- Top scores for promptness, bedside manner and accurate diagnosis
- High scores for education:
University of MichiganMedical School (Top 25% percentile)
- Strong scores for hospital affiliation:
Emory UniversityHospital (25% percentile) and Grady Memorial Hospital (50% percentile)
About Vitals / MDX Medical Inc.
Vitals (www.vitals.com), an innovative, online doctor evaluation and comparison service from MDX Medical Inc., is the comprehensive source for crucial information, peer evaluations and patient feedback on more than 720,000 doctors nationwide. Providing a free web-based service, Vitals has a revenue model similar to other search engines, including highly targeted advertising on its site.