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Patient Access to Clinical Lab Test Results

Percent of Individuals Provided Direct Access to Clinical Laboratory Test Results
2012

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Summary:

Approximately 3 in 10 individuals (32%) reported that clinical laboratories had provided them direct access to test results, either in paper or electronic format, during the past 12 months in 2012.

Source:

Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Survey of Consumer Attitudes Toward the Privacy and Security Aspects of Electronic Health Records and Health Information Exchange, 2012.

Notes:

Based upon response to survey item, 'During the past 12 months, has a clinical laboratory given you direct access to any test results, such as blood test results, in either paper or electronic format?'.

Suggested Citation:

Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. 'Percent of Individuals Provided Direct Access to Clinical Laboratory Test Results,' Health IT Quick-Stat #11. dashboard.healthit.gov/quickstats/pages/FIG-Patient-Access-to-Results-of-Clinical-Lab-Tests.php. February 2014.