Exploring doctor-patient electronic communications
Pediatrician Jennifer Christner, MD, associate dean for curriculum at Upstate Medical University, discusses her research showing that parents want to have email communications with their child’s pediatrician. She is joined by Neal Seidberg, MD, Upstate University Hospital chief medical information officer, will talk about Upstate’s MyChart program. The program was implemented in January 2012, beginning with Upstate’s Family Medicine practice, and will expand incrementally to cover all Upstate ambulatory patients.
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