In medical news:

A new study from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) reveals the effect of doctor-patient emailing resulting from a patient portal they developed in 2000. During the study period (2000-2010) there was a threefold increase in emailing between doctors and patients. However, they found that the patients who used the portal (23 percent) did not email more over time and that primary care physicians received the most emails (85 percent) even though they only made up 40 percent of doctors.

Read the report from Workers’ Compensation Institute 360 here.

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