Disparities in Enrollment and Use of an Electronic Patient Portal

  title={Disparities in Enrollment and Use of an Electronic Patient Portal},
  author={Mita Sanghavi Goel MD MPH and Tiffany L. Brown MPH and BS AdamWilliams and Romana Hasnain-Wynia and BA JasonA.Thompson and David W. Baker MD MPH},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
With emphasis on the meaningful use of electronic health records, patient portals are likely to become increasingly important. Little is known about patient enrollment in, and use of, patient portals after explicit invitation from providers. To examine enrollment in, and use of, an electronic patient portal by race/ethnicity, gender and age. Observational, cross sectional study. Patients with attending physicians seen at one urban, academic primary care practice between May 2008 and October… CONTINUE READING

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