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More than 1/3rd GPs Rely Solely on Electronic Records

07 Apr

Thirty-seven percent of primary care physicians kept their medical records solely in an electronic format last year, compared with 24% of PCPs who did so in 2007, according to survey from the Consumer Reports National Research Center.

via ihealthbeat.org

Among Consumer Reports subscribers who responded to the survey, 61% said they had gone online to read about their medical condition. Nearly half of surveyed physicians reported that online research helps very little or not at all, while only 8% of PCPs said they thought online research was very helpful.

See http://www.consumerreports.org/health/doctors-hospitals/doctors/physician-sur…

 
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Posted by on April 7, 2011 in Uncategorized

 

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