Access policy and the digital divide in patient access to medical records

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From: Health Policy and Technology(Vol. 6, Issue 1)
Publisher: Elsevier B.V.
Document Type: Author abstract; Report
Length: 133 words

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To link to full-text access for this article, visit this link: Byline: Jessica S. Ancker (a), Sarah Nosal (b), Diane Hauser (b), Christopher Way (a), Neil Calman (b) Abstract: Patient access to medical records may help them manage their healthcare. After socioeconomic disparities were found in early adoption of a patient portal, a safety net medical organization implemented universal access policies, a mobile portal app, and a Spanish version. The objective of this study was to estimate the effect of the changes on socioeconomic disparities in use of the patient portal. Author Affiliation: (a) Weill Cornell Medical College, Division of Health Informatics, Department of Healthcare Policy and Research, New York, NY, USA (b) Institute for Family Health and Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, New York, NY, USA

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A486388126