Impact of Our Community

Our community are the experts in the lived experiences of managing health conditions. Every day they help make a difference in the way health is understood through their unique and invaluable perspectives.

A Trusted Space for Underrepresented Populations

70%

Trust The Mighty as a source of healthcare information

Second only to primary care physician (72%)

92%

Agreed, “Content was made for a person like me”

Compared to 51% of WebMD users and 27% of Healthline users

90%

Would recommend The Mighty to Others

Compared to 59% of WebMD users and 26% of Healthline users

63%

Said they now think differently about healthcare

Learning from and connecting to others reduces isolation and increases empowerment

Patient Perspectives on Telehealth

The Mighty community helped inform The Covid-19 Healthcare Coalition by providing patient perspectives on their evolving Telehealth experiences and needs. Their input formed the majority of the patient information found in this report, helping decision makers better understand how actual patients experience and want to experience telehealth during Covid.

The Facts

Over half said they would have had to delay healthcare without telehealth during Covid and received a medication during their visit

Over

80%

were very satisfied with their telehealth care and felt a sense of access and continuity of care

57%

needed a follow up and received it via telehealth

85%

felt comfortable sharing personal information via telehealth

73%

will continue to use telehealth in the future

Deeply Engaged, Built on a Platform of Trust

Who do you trust for advice on healthcare?

Past and Ongoing Institutional Research

Harvard

Over 500 Mighty members participated in a study of individuals who experience suicidal thoughts to measure the impact of online content on suicidality. Results pending summer 2022

Howard

Partnering with Howard University to investigate how online communities in Type 2 Diabetes affect patient outcomes and empowerment in their own care

University of Maryland

Members sharing their experiences with Borderline Personality disorder with the University of Maryland to help clinicians better understand BPD in order to aid earlier diagnosis and better treatment plans

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