Publication Date: January 31, 2011
- 70 percent of patients believe they should get a written or online summary after each doctor visit.
- Both patients and doctors indicate that such summaries are delivered infrequently today.
- Only 36 percent of the doctors agree that patients should get after-visit summaries.
- 70 percent of the public and 36 percent of the doctors agree that patients should get after-visit summaries.
- Significant portions of both groups are undecided on this issue.