Myths and reality about personal health records
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Despite recognized perceived benefits of personal health records (PHRs) for healthcare, their adoption rates remain low. A significant body of research has revealed a number of obstacles to PHR adoption. Among them are patient confidence and trust in the system, ease of access to technology determined by economic and environmental factors, satisfaction with the use of technology determined by level of education and/or self-efficacy, and attitudes to technology determined by its ease of use and usefulness.