"Patient Portals" and "E-Visits"

J Ambul Care Manage. Jul-Sep 2006;29(3):222-4. doi: 10.1097/00004479-200607000-00007.

Abstract

"Patient Portals" enable patients to review their medical record and add information to it. Clinics are using "E-Visits" to substitute for a face-to-face office visit. This article describes the experience of one healthcare system with "Patient Portals" and "E-Visits."

MeSH terms

  • Ambulatory Care / organization & administration*
  • Ambulatory Care Information Systems
  • Electronic Mail / statistics & numerical data
  • Group Practice / organization & administration*
  • Humans
  • Internet / statistics & numerical data
  • Medical Records Systems, Computerized
  • Models, Organizational
  • New Hampshire
  • Patient-Centered Care*
  • Physician-Patient Relations*
  • Telemedicine / statistics & numerical data*
  • United States