Survey: Few doctors use e-mail to communicate with patients

10/8/2010 | Wall Street Journal, The

A recent study found that only 6.7% of office-based doctors "routinely" communicate with patients by e-mail, mostly because of a lack of access to the technology, but still less than 20% of those who had access e-mailed their patients regularly. Issues related to reimbursements, expanded workload, data security and other factors are possible barriers to e-mail use, the study noted.

View Full Article in:

Wall Street Journal, The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Director, Corporate Counsel - Regulatory Law
Regeneron
Tarrytown, NY
ISHN - Chief Compliance Officer
Mountain States Health Alliance
Johnson City, TN
Active Implantable Medical Device (AIMD) Product Expert
BSI
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Finance Manager - ENT
Medtronic
Jacksonville, FL
Consumer Directed Health Plan (CDH) Product Offering Manager
Blue Cross Blue Shield MA
Quincy, MA