Tag Archives: Patients

Patients mostly accept EHRs but privacy worries remain

Dive Brief: Despite acceptance of EHRs and the belief they improve or maintain quality of care, patients continue to have privacy concerns, a new Kaiser Family Foundation study shows. More than half (54%) of respondents whose doctor uses an EHR said they are “very concerned” or “somewhat concerned” that an unauthorized person might access their… Read More »

Younger patients dissatisfied with healthcare's status quo, more willing to try nontraditional services

Healthcare consumers are changing, and their expectations are changing, too. They want convenience, affordability and quality, and younger patients especially are dissatisfied with the status quo and more likely to adopt nontraditional healthcare, such as virtual care and retail clinics. According to a new Accenture survey, consumers of all ages are showing more willingness to… Read More »