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Research Studies is a monthly compilation of research articles funded by AHRQ or authored by AHRQ researchers and recently published in journals or newsletters.
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Lyles CR, Tieu L, Sarkar U
A randomized trial to train vulnerable primary care patients to use a patient portal.
This study examined the use of patient care portals in primary care practices with vulnerable patients such as those with lower socioeconomic status or limited health literacy (LHL). A randomized control trial was created with 93 English-speaking patients with 1+ chronic diseases. The patients were provided with either an 1) in-person tutorial with a research assistant, or 2) a link to view the videos on their own. A third arm of the trial were control patients with just normal access to get to the portal. There was a higher rate of access (21%) after the trial was over with the two intervention groups as compared with 9% for the usual care patients.
AHRQ-funded; HS022408; HS022561; HS023558.
Citation: Lyles CR, Tieu L, Sarkar U . A randomized trial to train vulnerable primary care patients to use a patient portal. J Am Board Fam Med 2019 Mar-Apr;32(2):248-58. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2019.02.180263..
Keywords: Electronic Health Records (EHRs), Health Information Exchange (HIE), Health Literacy, Patient-Centered Healthcare, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research, Primary Care, Vulnerable Populations
Kim KK, Joseph JG, Ohno-Machado L
Comparison of consumers' views on electronic data sharing for healthcare and research.
The researchers surveyed California consumers to learn their views of privacy, security, and consent in electronic data sharing for healthcare and research together. They found considerable concern that health information exchanges will worsen privacy (40.3 percent) and security (42.5 percent). Consumers are in favor of electronic data sharing but elements of transparency are important: individual control, who has access, and the purpose for use of data.
Citation: Kim KK, Joseph JG, Ohno-Machado L . Comparison of consumers' views on electronic data sharing for healthcare and research. J Am Med Inform Assoc 2015 Jul;22(4):821-30. doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocv014..
Keywords: Communication, Data, Electronic Health Records (EHRs), Health Information Exchange (HIE), Health Information Technology (HIT), Patient-Centered Healthcare