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eHealthRecord.info Archives October 2006 : 0-0

| Vol. 3 No. 20 October 4, 2006 |

FACTS AND STATS

Sixty-four per cent of U.S. adults would like access to an electronic health record, yet just 2% of adults currently use EHRs, according to a Harris Interactive/Wall Street Journal survey. The survey finds that 54% of respondents indicate that EHR use would impact to some extent or a great deal their physician choice.

Seventy-four percent of respondents say they would like the ability to communicate with their physician via e-mail, but only 4% of respondents currently use the technology, according the survey. Sixty-two percent of respondents say the ability to communicate via e-mail with their physician would impact their physician choice "to some extent" or "a great deal."

Results are based on a survey of 2,624 U.S. adults conducted from Sept. 5 through Sept. 7.
Source: ihealthbeat
Date published: 09-28-06


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INDUSTRY SPEAK

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INFOWAY UPDATE

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WORTH NOTING

Telehealth 2006 : Ninth Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Telehealth

MEDNET 2006 - 11th World Congress on Internet in Medicine

Medical Users Software Exchange (M.U.S.E) Conference - Eastern Canada

Halifax 6: The Canadian Healthcare Safety Symposium

OHA HealthAchieve 2006


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