Would Electronic Medical Records Make You Hide Things From Your Doctor?

The California HealthCare Foundation recently released the results of a survey on electronic medical records and consumer behavior. The survey found that 15% of people would hide things from their doctor if the medical record system shared anonymous data with other organizations. Another 33% weren’t sure, but would consider hiding something.

Here’s the question:
If your doctor had an electronic medical record system that could share your health information with other organizations (but not your name, date of birth, address of Social Security Number) would there any anything you would not tell your doctor?

We’re going to make our poll a little different.

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