Thursday, May 03, 2007
Kaiser HIT Study
Kaiser Permanante arranged for a telephonic survey of 1,000 health care consumers asking about their views on health information technology. Interestingly 57% of the respondents believe that their primary care doctors uses a computerized medical records system. However, a majority of the respondents had not heard about electronic medical records before the survey. In any event, a significant majority of respondents believe that electronic medical records will improve health care.