Electronic patient-provider communication: Will it offset office visits and telephone consultations in primary care?

@article{Bergmo2005ElectronicPC,
  title={Electronic patient-provider communication: Will it offset office visits and telephone consultations in primary care?},
  author={Trine Strand Bergmo and Per Egil Kummervold and Deede Gammon and Lauritz Bredrup Dahl},
  journal={International journal of medical informatics},
  year={2005},
  volume={74 9},
  pages={705-10}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIM Electronic patient-provider communication promises to improve efficiency and effectiveness of clinical care. This study aims to explore whether a secure web-based messaging system is an effective way of providing patient care in general practices. METHOD We conducted a randomised controlled trail and recruited 200 patients from the waiting area in one primary clinic in Norway. Participants were randomised to either the intervention group, which received access to a secure… CONTINUE READING

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