Guidelines for the clinical use of electronic mail with patients. The AMIA Internet Working Group, Task Force on Guidelines for the Use of Clinic-Patient Electronic Mail.

@article{Kane1998GuidelinesFT,
  title={Guidelines for the clinical use of electronic mail with patients. The AMIA Internet Working Group, Task Force on Guidelines for the Use of Clinic-Patient Electronic Mail.},
  author={Brian C. P. Kane and Daniel Z. Sands},
  journal={Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA},
  year={1998},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={104-11}
}
Guidelines regarding patient-provider electronic mail are presented. The intent is to provide guidance concerning computer-based communications between clinicians and patients within a contractual relationship in which the health-care provider has taken on an explicit measure of responsibility for the client's care. The guidelines address two interrelated aspects: effective interaction between the clinician and patient, and observance of medicolegal prudence. Recommendations for site-specific… CONTINUE READING
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