Patients Hesitant to Share Digital Images With Providers

Patient hesitancy toward digital image sharing may be a challenge for teledermatology adoption. In a survey of 6,437 adults, 53.5% reported reluctance in electronically sharing images and videos with providers. Aversion was highest among those who were 75 years or older (70.9%) and retired (67.3%).

Via Cureus. Published online October 14, 2021.

https://www.cureus.com/articles/68585-preferences-towards-electronically-exchanging-digital-images-with-healthcare-providers-among-us-adults

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