Access to Health Records Online Draws In Patients

Access to Health Records Online Draws In Patients

The healthcare world is slowly adapting to the digital era by providing patients online access to their healthcare records. Some physicians are concerned about inaccurate interpretations of their notes. Other concerns are hackers accessing such private records. However, a recent study concluded that more than 40% of patients would consider changing their doctors if they can’t access their records online. With the expansion of Telemedicine, more healthcare providers will be pressured to provide this online information to keep their patients: “As more people learn about the convenience of Telemedicine, they see the benefits, especially when it takes an hour or two to drive to a specialist. They respond positively after their experience when interviewed.”

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