Survey: 41% of Patients Would Switch Physicians to Gain Online Access to EMRs
More than 40 percent of Americans would be willing to switch physicians to be able to access their electronic medical records online, according to a recent survey by Accenture.
The survey, featuring the results of 1,000 respondents from across the country collected in July, also found 84 percent of consumers believe they should have full access to their medical records, though 63 percent currently have limited access.
In contrast, 65 percent of physicians believe a patient's access to EMRs should be limited, according to results from the Accenture Doctors Survey cited in the report.
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