41% of Consumers Would Consider Switching Doctors To Gain EHR Access, Survey Finds
Forty-one percent of U.S. consumers would consider changing health care providers to be able to access their electronic health records online, according to a new survey from Accenture. The survey also found that 98% of consumers said they believe they should have access to their EHRs and that 81% said they want the ability to update their own records.
- "Survey: 41% of Patients Would Switch Physicians To Gain Online Access to EMRs" (Gregg, Becker's Hospital Review, 9/16).
- "Consumers Get Serious About Their EMRs" (Monegain, Healthcare IT News, 9/16).
- "41% Would Switch Doctors for EMRs" (Walsh, Clinical Innovation & Technology, 9/16)
- "Patients Seek More Online Access to Medical Records" (Terry, InformationWeek, 9/17).