Patients Want Access to e-Records | Markle | Advancing America's Future

Patients Want Access to e-Records

Publication Date: October 13, 2010

A vast majority of Americans have never asked a doctor to provide them with personal health information or medical records in an electronic format, yet 70 percent of people responding to a new survey conducted by Markle, said it’s important for doctors and hospitals to provide them with electronic copies of that information.

In a parallel survey, almost two-thirds of doctors agreed that they should provide medical records to patients in electronic format.

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