New research published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research shows a substantial gulf between physicians and patients when it comes to data ownership and EHR access. On other topics they are more aligned.
The study included 1,406 HCPs and 1,102 consumers recruited through Medscape emails and the WebMD website, respectively.
The divide is quite large on the data ownership question, with 53.9% of consumers saying the patient owns the data and only 30.65% of providers agreeing.
- 90.33% patients would experience anxiety
- 81.72% would lead to unnecessary tests
- 34.30% patients would experience anxiety
- 24.59% would lead to unnecessary tests
Look at the complete study to get all the detail about the differences between provider and patient perspectives.