Health informatics

One in seven avoided the ED in early pandemic

A snapshot of emergency department (ED) demand during the COVID-19 pandemic indicates that more accessible out-of-hospital services—such as telehealth GP appointments—may be a way to reduce the ongoing pressure on EDs, ...


Smartphone-only internet tied to lower patient portal use

(HealthDay)—Smartphone-only internet access is associated with lower patient portal use among those from some minority racial/ethnic groups, according to a research letter published online July 26 in JAMA Network Open.

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