Waiting for blood work and other lab results will become a less time consuming and nerve-wracking process if patients get their way and have access to this critical information online.
The demand for online lab results was conveyed in the findings of a recent email survey of Kaiser Permanente members.
Study participants were patients who had viewed at least one test result online within the past year.
Thanks to the convenience and expedience of online lab results, survey participants reported high levels of satisfaction, appreciation, calm, happiness, and relief. Few experienced worry, confusion, fear, upset, or anger.
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