In its annual survey on the use of electronic health records, Xerox found many Americans are open to getting medical records online if given instruction on how to obtain access by their medical providers, but two-thirds have yet to do so.

The survey was conducted online in September by Harris Poll among 2,017 U.S. adults and found a majority of Americans (64 percent) do not currently use online patient portals. However, more than half of those who don’t use portals (57 percent) say they would be much more interested and proactive in their personal healthcare if they had online access to their medical records.

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