What happens when patients and providers are given a secure network and the means to communicate electronically? Patient engagement in treatment and care increases, as does satisfaction with the services received, according to surveys conducted by the Group Health Research Institute.
In this podcast, Dr. James Ralston, physician and lead author of the Group Health study based on the surveys, discusses why the research is important. He also explains how federal meaningful use requirements should ensure patient engagement.
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