Despite growing concerns about privacy and security, less than 1 in 10 patients withhold information from their providers. That is the finding of a recent national survey conducted by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.

While more than 70 percent of respondents worry about security of their data, that doesn’t stop them from openly sharing information with providers. Consequently, ONC argues that the survey “suggests that increased adoption of EHRs is not associated with individuals’ privacy and security concerns.”

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