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Dr. Wicks Discusses Internet-savvy Patients

Paul Wicks, PhD, discusses the surge in Internet-savvy patients at the 2014 Joint ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS Meeting in Boston.

Paul Wicks, PhD, discusses the surge in Internet-savvy patients at the 2014 Joint ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS Meeting in Boston.

Wicks believes patients are now more knowledgeable of their own symptoms and diagnoses, and can better empathize with the clinical studies.

Wicks said, “Sometimes it’s fine for a patient to really prompt questions. Yes it requires a few more minutes of education, but frankly, I think patients deserve that.”