Patient & Professional Perceptions of Electronic Health Records

A new survey reveals that 32% of patients perceive having access to their EHRs is ‘very important’ to them.

from SelectHub

Electronic health records, also known as electronic medical records (EHRs/EMRs), are becoming the standard method of record keeping by medical professionals. According to the CDC, nearly 87 percent of office-based physicians use an EMR/EHR system.Given EHRs are becoming the rule rather than the exception, we surveyed more than 1,000 patients with access to EHRs and over 100 medical professionals who use the system about their opinions on this growing trend in the health care industry. Continue reading to see what we learned.

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