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We invite members of the press to share your content and engage with physicians for free with a SERMO Page, and work with us to directly poll the SERMO global social network.

Interviewing physicians can be challenging. Their busy schedules make it difficult to pry them away from patients and give the media the scoop on real world medicine. Creating effective polls in real time can be a great way to discover physician sentiment, but is nearly impossible to accomplish.

SERMO can help in two ways:

  1. Poll our community. We can do flash polling with results in as little as 48 hours and we can do week-long polls that give you a broad cross-section of opinion and a bigger sample size. In addition to providing data, our polls also spark lively discussions that can give you unfiltered quotes for your news story. We provide this free of charge for members of the media.
  2. Interview our doctors. We have doctors in over 90 specialties who are articulate and available to speak with the media. If you would like to talk to a physician, contact us and let us help you find the perfect expert.

Our polling has been influential for years. We’ve provided physician insight on a range of topics, from Ebola, to walk-in clinics and vaccinations to physician pay and more. We are the voice of real world physicians and we can add high impact data to your next article. Contact us for more information.

For more information on our polling capabilities and the science behind them, please go to http://www.sermo.com/polls.

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Recent SERMOSAYS Sentiment polls results

March 06, 2017

Has an EMR/EHR outage or malfunction ever jeopardized the health/safety of a patient?

No 52%
Yes 48%
February 27, 2017

Have you ever gotten food poisoning?

Yes 69%
No 31%
February 20, 2017

True or False: I wouldn't have made it through medical school without coffee.

False 64%
True 36%
February 13, 2017

How much time do you (and your staff) currently spend on prior authorizations?

0-2 hours 28%
3-5 hours 32%
6-10 hours 24%
11-15 hours 8%
16 or more hours 9%
February 06, 2017

Which of these do you think actually work to prevent illness?

Hand Sanitizer 60%
Vitamins 15%
Zinc 15%
Airborne 6%
Echinacea 5%
Tea 5%
Emergen-C 5%
None of the above 27%
January 30, 2017

Do you support automatic enrollment of all adults into the register of potential organ donors?

No 54%
Yes 46%
January 23, 2017

Assuming a patient is responsible about "upkeep/maintenance" over time, do you think breast implants are safe?

No breast implants are safe 52%
Both silicone gel implants and saline implants are safe 30%
Only saline implants are safe 12%
Only silicone implants are safe 6%
January 16, 2017

How well has your country done in implementing telehealth?

Very well 4%
Well 15%
Fair 38%
Poor 32%
Very poor 11%
January 09, 2017

Do you think US President-elect Trump’s personal use of social media should be curtailed when he is sworn in?

Yes 62%
No 38%
January 02, 2017

When considering choices of medication(s) for pregnant or lactating women, what is the primary resource you use?

Medical online resources/apps 51%
Consult with a peer 13%
Resource books 13%
I would like more information on how to choose the best medications for pregnant or lactating women 11%
Nothing, I just tell women that there are very few times that mothers should stop breastfeeding 4%
Other 4%
December 26, 2016

How many hours do you sleep per day?

Over 8 hours 4%
7-8 hours 47%
5-6 hours 45%
Under 5 hours 4%
December 19, 2016

Do you feel comfortable recommending that a patient lose weight?

Yes 92%
No 8%

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