Doctor's office Younger people are more likely than older patients to leave a doctor's appointment feeling as though they didn't get needed information. (Photo: Shutterstock)

A new survey by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Foundation has found that many Americans leave their doctor appointments with questions unanswered and feeling confused about their health care interactions with providers. The organization, which serves health information professionals and promotes consumer education, surveyed more than 1,000 Americans over the summer about their health care experiences.

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