Many U.S. Adults Confused, Concerned About EHR Transition, According to Survey
Most U.S. adults are confused or concerned about the transition to electronic health records, according to a new survey by Xerox. Although 62% of respondents think EHRs will reduce health care costs, 83% said they worry about digital problems -- such as security issues -- related to EHR adoption, the survey found.
- "Some Americans Still Confused About Electronic Health Records, Poll Shows" (Landen, "Vital Signs," Modern Healthcare, 10/1).