Journal Article
Review

Patients' online access to their electronic health records and linked online services: a systematic interpretative review.

de Lusignan S; Mold F; Sheikh A; Majeed A; Wyatt JC; Quinn T; Cavill M; Gronlund TA; Franco C; Chauhan U; Blakey H; Kataria N; Barker F; Ellis B; Koczan P; Arvanitis TN; McCarthy M; Jones S; Rafi I.

This systematic review explored many aspects surrounding patients' online access to electronic health records. Although patients seem to appreciate the access, health professionals have multiple concerns about privacy and increased workloads. No studies have reported any effects of patient online access on health outcomes.