A Social Network and MOOC for Health Informatics Professionals and Students
According to research released in September 2013, 40% of US office-based physicians currently have a portal through their practice management system or electronic health record. Patient portal technology enables patients to use a web-based connection to communicate with their healthcare provider.
Although the technology can be utilized in a variety of ways, practices generally set up a portal to give patients the following capabilities:
Complete registration forms
Send secure email to providers
Access lab results
Request prescription refills
Create and maintain a personal health record (PHR)
View educational materials
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