Impact of Health Literacy on a Patient's Decision to Adopt a Personal Health Record
Author: Noblin, Alice; Wan, Thomas T.H; Fottler, Myron D
Source: Perspectives in Health Information Management
Publication Date: October 2012
Retail Medicine and the EHR
Health literacy is a concept that describes a patient’s ability to understand materials provided by physicians or other providers. Several factors, including education level, income, and age, can influence health literacy. Research conducted at one medical practice in Flo....
Author: Malvey, Donna M.; Paustian, Pamela E.; Slovensky, Donna J.; Fottler, Myron D
Source: AHIMA Convention
Publication Date: September 29, 2010
The EHR assumed a prominent role in the discussion of health care reform because of its expected role in achieving efficiencies and high quality of care. However, the majority of hospitals and physician practices have yet to adopt the EHR. Even though the federal government....