Adam Baker, writing for The Health Care Blog on why patient portals fall short and what replaces the portal:
Yes, absolutely. Patients providing structured data about their current health status back to their care team changes the dynamic of care delivery. If preventing adverse health events is the goal, providers need a way to stay connected to their patient populations in the times between in-person encounters. Managing a population in this way looks a lot more like fire prevention than firefighting.
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