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Patient Portal Use Lagging Despite Strong Provider Support

March 16, 2017 - Although most healthcare organizations offer patients access to their individual health records, less than one-third of patients look at that data on the patient portal, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO). HHS has advocated for better patient data access in recent years, making patient portals and viewing, downloading, and transmitting capabilities key...


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Patient Portal Use Lagging Despite Strong Provider Support

by Sara Heath

Although most healthcare organizations offer patients access to their individual health records, less than one-third of patients look at that data on the patient portal, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO)....

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