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  •  The big academic medical center here (0+ / 0-)

    wants to go this way, but it will be a number of years before they can implement it.  

    Public health and primary doctors are interested in reforms leading to a care delivery model known as the "patient-centered medical home".  E-visits are one of many components proposed to help implement it.

    "The extinction of the human race will come from its inability to EMOTIONALLY comprehend the exponential function." -- Edward Teller

    by lgmcp on Mon Apr 09, 2012 at 09:33:54 AM PDT

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    •  I like it as it is faster through the website to (1+ / 0-)
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      get answers from doctors, to get appointments, to get the results of lab work,  to change or cancel an appointment, to get medication refills and more.

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      by wishingwell on Tue Apr 10, 2012 at 08:54:33 AM PDT

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      •  I'm envious! (1+ / 0-)
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        I think it will be a very popular service whereever it is offered.  

        "The extinction of the human race will come from its inability to EMOTIONALLY comprehend the exponential function." -- Edward Teller

        by lgmcp on Tue Apr 10, 2012 at 09:05:41 AM PDT

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        •  It is great, the doctor will answer emails (1+ / 0-)
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          promptly and the nurses very promptly. And I can even schedule an appoment without picking up a phone....sometimes it can be done in one step as you choose one of the times available and then confirm it.

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          by wishingwell on Wed Apr 11, 2012 at 08:00:09 AM PDT

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