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Survey: Patient Engagement Increasing Thanks to Digital Tools, But Reservations Remain

Medical Worker Provider in Home with Senior Patients

CDW Healthcare, a health IT company, conducted a survey among 200 providers and 200 chronic disease patients, assessing the impact of digital tools and communication outreach. This cohort demonstrated that they had joined a patient portal in the past year (74 percent) which increased their communication with their provider (69 percent) and in accessing their healthcare data online (69 percent). This increased online engagement also influenced patients’ increased familiarity with technology (98 percent). Read more about this at the Mobile Health News article.