Prodded by requirements in the Electronic Health Records Incentive Program, hospitals are increasingly making it easier for patients to access their medical records, according to data collected by the American Hospital Association.
Last year, 92 percent of hospitals could let patients view their records online, more than double the percentage that were able to do so in 2013, when only 43 percent of hospitals could deliver that information to patients, the industry’s trade organization for hospitals said in a report released last week.
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