Patient care experience enhanced by use of online journals
Patient involvement in their healthcare has increased with the use of electronic patient portals. The ability to submit updates to select sections of their medical record prior to a visit is shown to be effective in enhancing patients care experience. Those patients who discussed the updates with their physician at the visit reported an even more positive response
Buckel, L., Businger, A., Volk, LA., Wald, J., Poon, E., Grant, R., ... Middleton, B. (2007). Patient care experience enhanced by use of online journals. AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings, 885.