More than half of patients report that their medical history is missing or incomplete when they visit their doctor, and nearly half say their physician is not aware of what prescriptions they are taking.

Those are some of the results of a recent survey from health information network vendor Surescripts, which links providers to pharmacies. Other findings: 61 percent of those surveyed indicate their doctor does not know their allergies, 44 percent of physicians are unaware of hospitalizations or visits with other doctors, and 40 percent do not know about recent surgeries.

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