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Patient Portals


Email, Text or Web Portal? Study Probes Patients’ Preferences for Receiving Test Results

Researchers from Georgetown University Center found that most respondents to their survey of 409 patients preferred receiving medical test results through password-protected websites or portals. Read more here.

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Patient Portal Adoption Diverges Among Older Generation

This article summarizes discoveries made by Northwestern University researchers who found significant differences among the older generation regarding their patient portal adoption. Some key differences include health literacy, education, and racial disparities. Highly educated patients were...

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Personal Health Record Associated with Improved Medication Adherence

This article showcases a study of an online portal and its associated medication adherence benefits and improved patient outcomes concerning lower cholesterol levels.

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The Business Case for Increasing Patient Portal

Adoption of patient portals lags behind that of demand, according to this Healthcare informatics article. New research findings are described in this story that suggest financial repercussions for portal creation, along with clinical advantages such as better patient engagement and care...

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