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Past Surveys

Past Surveys

In a series of surveys since 2003, Markle has found that most of the public perceives many potential benefits of health IT and wants strong privacy protections.


Survey Results

Americans Overwhelmingly Believe Electronic Personal Health Records Could Improve Their Health

June 1, 2008

Results of a national survey on public opinions of the potential and privacy considerations of PHRs.

Survey Finds Americans Want Electronic Personal Health Information to Improve Own Health Care

November 1, 2006

Survey shows that consumers view personal health records as an important element in reducing medical errors and increasing quality of care. Consumers see key role for government in protecting privacy, setting guidelines for sharing data.

Attitudes of Americans Regarding Personal Health Records and Nationwide Electronic Health Information Exchange

October 11, 2005
More than 7 out of 10 Americans support the creation of a nationwide health information exchange or network for doctors and patients. They ...

Connecting Americans to their Health Care

July 1, 2004
From January 2004 through June 2004, within the framework of Phase II of Connecting for Health, the Working Group on Policies for Electronic ...

Americans Want Benefits of Personal Health Records

June 5, 2003
Over 70 percent of those surveyed believe PHRs would improve the quality of health care. Over two-thirds would use PHR features that are or may ...