Table 28The impact on intermediate 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 tools98 (89)4 (44)
Telehealth2119(90)8 (38)
PHR/patient portals87 (88)6 (75)
Secure electronic messaging87 (88)6 (75)
Shared decisionmaking32 (67)2 (67)

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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