Study Finds Patients Want Online Access to Doctor Notes Despite Privacy Concerns
A study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research finds that patients' concerns about privacy did not deter them from accessing online physician notes. At the end of the one-year study, 99% of participants said they wanted continued online access to their physicians' notes.
- "OpenNotes Research Raises Patient Privacy Concerns" (Gold, FierceHealthIT, 9/27).
- "Online Access to Doctors' Notes: Patient Concerns About Privacy" (Vodicka et al., Journal of Medical Internet Research, 9/26).