News tagged with patient information

AMA suggests ways to encourage use of patient portals

(HealthDay)—Measures can be taken to encourage patients to use patient portals to help ensure practices meet current Stage 2 meaningful use requirements, according to an article published by the American Medical Association ...

Jul 17, 2015
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Oh, to have Dr. Facebook on call!

If it were up to Internet-savvy Americans, more of them would be emailing or sending Facebook messages to their doctors to chat about their health. That's the result of a national survey led by Joy Lee of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg ...

Jun 24, 2015
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Patient information too high for patients' literacy

More than 90 per cent of educational materials written for kidney disease patients is higher than an average patient's literacy, according to a new study published in the June issue of the National Kidney Foundation's American ...

Jun 01, 2015
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