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
Trust The Mighty as a source of healthcare information
Second only to primary care physician (72%)
Agreed, “Content was made for a person like me”
Compared to 51% of WebMD users and 27% of Healthline users
Would recommend The Mighty to Others
Compared to 59% of WebMD users and 26% of Healthline users
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.
Over half said they would have had to delay healthcare without telehealth during Covid and received a medication during their visit
were very satisfied with their telehealth care and felt a sense of access and continuity of care
needed a follow up and received it via telehealth
felt comfortable sharing personal information via telehealth
will continue to use telehealth in the future
Deeply Engaged, Built on a Platform of Trust
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Past and Ongoing Institutional Research
Over 500 Mighty members participated in a study of individuals who experience suicidal thoughts to measure the impact of online content on suicidality. Read about the impact.
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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