Americans with chronic health conditions say that the right to access their healthcare records online would outweigh the privacy risks of having that information out there, according to a recent survey from the Chicago-based research and consulting firm, Accenture.

Americans with chronic health conditions say that the right to access their healthcare records online would outweigh the privacy risks of having that information out there, according to a recent survey from the Chicago-based research and consulting firm, Accenture.

The survey found that more than two-thirds (69 percent) of U.S. consumers with chronic health conditions say that patients should have the right to access all of their healthcare information, and roughly half (51 percent) say that accessing their medical records online outweighs the privacy risks.

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