Table 3Categorization of health information technology

Care management tools
 Information technology guided self care
 Social networking
 Peer-to-peer support
 Information technology guided disease management
 Electronic medical records
 Computerized order entry
Disease registry
Electronic prescribing
 Clinical decision support
Telemonitoring systems
Personal health record and patient portal related applications (PHR/patient portals)
 Personal health record
 Patient portal
 Education via information technology
Interactive lifestyle counseling
Secure electronic messaging
 Information exchange
Communication via e-mail
 Social networking/peer-to-peer sites
Shared decisionmaking
 Shared decisionmaking tools

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