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Some website interventions work out well. Others, not so good. Like the web-based patient intervention to overcome clinical inertia on blood pressure control. A new study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research found it did not improve outcomes.
“Researchers from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine and Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pa., tested the effect of the intervention, designed to help patients ask questions at the point of care to encourage primary care physicians to appropriately intensify blood pressure treatment.”
Read more on this failed study at: http://www.fiercehealthit.com/story/online-intervention-found-usele...