Online portals: Gateway to patient-centered radiology

Ron Gefen, Michael Bruno, Hani H. Abujudeh

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE. Online portals typically allow access to radiology reports, causing a shift in the communication. This article evaluates the studies available in the literature about patient portals and the use of patient portals in radiology. Patient and physician preferences and the impact on radiology reporting are presented. CONCLUSION. Patient portals provide an opportunity for radiologists to engage with their patients via a new method of communication. Radiologist collaboration with referring physicians is important in providing care in accordance with patient preferences.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)987-991
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Volume209
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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