A letter from the guest editor highlights the contributions of health information technology in improving health care delivery patient-centeredness through innovation in data analytics, connecting providers, and implementation of telehealth.
Patients’ access to and use of online medical records (OMRs) can facilitate better management of their health care needs; however, disparities persist. This study highlights the disparities among individuals’ OMR use and why individuals who are offered OMRs do not use them.
During the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, we found lower use of video vs telephone visits among older, Black, Hispanic, and Spanish-speaking patients, driven largely by clinician and practice factors.
With a rapid shift to telehealth during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, clinicians, health care organizations, and policy makers must consider and address patients’ evolving needs, concerns, and expectations.