Benefits of Patient Portals
To prepare for this Discussion:Review all of this week’s Resources.Reflect on the benefits of patient portals, how these portals engage patients and their families in patient-centered care, and how they are changing the patient–provider relationship.Consider the effects of patient-generated health data on the continuity, quality, and safety of care.By Day 3Post the following:Describe at least three benefits of patient portals and explain why these benefits are important for practice. Be specific and provide examples.Explain how patient portals contribute to patient-centered care.Explain how patient portals are changing the nature of the patient–provider relationship.Explain how patient-generated health data can contribute to the continuity, quality, and safety of care.Note: Post a 3-paragraph (at least 350 words) response. Be sure to use evidence, in-text citations, and essay-level writing skills, including the use of transitional material and organizational frames. Use thewriting resources and the Discussion Rubric to develop your post.