Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Online Portal Adoption Lower Than Expected in Study of Older Patients

Dan Bowman, Fierce Health IT, Jan. 20, 2012

From the article: “Researchers have called the effectiveness of web-based interventions in healthcare into question on the heels of a study showing limited use of such features by patients, according to a study published this month in the Journal of Health Communication…. They added that rather than continuing to throw money at the creation of technology-based interventions, funding instead should be reallocated at programs geared toward understanding the best ways the Internet can be used to provide more tangible and immediate results." Read more

See Also
Journal of Health Communication, Volume 17, Issue 1, 2012