Table 20The impact on clinical outcomes by type of health IT application

Health IT TypeNumber of StudiesStudies With at Least 1 Outcome Having a Positive Impact, n (%)Studies With at Least 1 Outcome Having a Statistically Significant Positive Impact, n (%)
Care management tools2220 (91)13 (59)
Telehealth3736 (97)21 (57)
PHR/patient portals1414 (100)9 (64)
Secure electronic messaging109 (90)6 (60)

IT: Information Technology, PHR: Personal Health Record

From: Results

Cover of Enabling Patient-Centered Care Through Health Information Technology
Enabling Patient-Centered Care Through Health Information Technology.
Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 206.
Finkelstein J, Knight A, Marinopoulos S, et al.

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