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Submission + - U.S. Doctors Don't Think Patients Should Have Full Access To Med Records (computerworld.com) 1

Lucas123 writes: While electronic medical records (EMR) may contain your health information, most physicians think you should only be able to add information to them, not get access to all of the contents. A survey released this week of 3,700 physicians in eight countries found that only 31% of them believe patients should have full access to their medical record; 65% believe patients should have only limited access. Four percent said patients should have no access at all. The findings were consistent among doctors surveyed in eight countries: Australia, Canada, England, France, Germany, Singapore, Spain and the United States.
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U.S. Doctors Don't Think Patients Should Have Full Access To Med Records

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