3 in 4 Doctors Would Prefer Computerized Means to Share Patient Information with Each Other
Markle Health in a Networked Life
The Markle Survey on Health in a Networked Life uniquely compares the core values of physicians and patients on deployment of information technology in health care.
Only 17 percent of the doctors surveyed said they use
computer-basedmeans predominantly to communicate with other doctors today.
However, 74 percent of the doctors said they would prefer
computer-basedmeans to paper and fax when sharing patient information with each other.
47 percent of the doctors would prefer
computer-basedmeans to share information with their patients.