Farmington Hills, Mich. — Health insurers may appreciate the results of a new national survey, which reveals that 27% of American adults now say they are "extremely likely or somewhat likely" to create an online personal health record (PHR) to help track their medical history and medications.

"This movement is being driven by the availability of new technology as well as by people's desire to take control of their own health care and have manageable access to their medical information," says Susan Semack, VP of the Morpace Health Care Practice, the Farmington Hills, Mich.-based survey research and consulting firm that conducted the study.

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