Physicians that believe sharing ePHI is important for quality healthcare in US 2017

This statistic depicts the percentage of physicians in the U.S. that believe that sharing electronic patient data (ePHI) is important in providing quality healthcare as of 2017. According to the survey, 44 percent of respondents indicated that being able to share ePHI with entities outside of their health system was "extremely important" for efficiently providing quality health care.

Percentage of U.S. physicians that think that sharing electronic patient data (ePHI) with outside entities is important as of 2017

Percentage of respondents
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Release date



United States

Survey time period

July and August 2017

Number of respondents

1,300 physicians

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "How important is your ability to share electronic patient data with entities outside of your health system in order to efficiently provide quality healthcare?"

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