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Ponemon Survey on Healthcare Trust Earns Media Attention

Ponemon Survey on Healthcare Trust Earns Media Attention

Recently, the Ponemon Institute conducted an independent survey to measure public sentiment regarding the creation of a national healthcare database. A number of influential publications have taken note of the resulting study, American's Opinions about Healthcare Privacy.

Recently, the Ponemon Institute conducted an independent survey to measure public sentiment regarding the creation of a national healthcare database. In drafting American's Opinions about Healthcare Privacy we spoke with a representative sampling of 883 adult Americans and learned some interesting things, including:

  • 73% of Americans do not trust the federal government to protect the privacy of their healthcare records
  • 84% of Americans do not even know that the federal government has earmarked funds for the creation of a national healthcare database

American's Opinions about Healthcare Privacy has gotten the attention of a number of prominent media, including Forbes, the Barr Code column in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, and HealthLeaders Media, among others.