A Harris Interactive Survey, polled a national representation of 2,311 U.S. adults between July 16-23 on whether they had access to various tyhpes of online healthcare services.
The findings show:
Seventeen percent of U.S. adults say they have online access to their health records, according to a recent survey by Harris Interactive.
The survey found that 12% of U.S. adults have email access to their physicians, 11% have the ability to book appointments online and 10% have the ability to view and pay their medical bills online. Only 6% of U.S. adults have online access to tools for estimating medical costs, the survey found.
Source: Harris Interactive, “Patient Choice an Increasingly Important Factor in the Age of the ‘Healthcare Consumer'”