Disparities in Individuals' Access and Use of Health IT in 2013
Reports on patients' use of different types of health information technology (HIT) as of 2013, prior to a federal push to expand patient access to and use of HIT. Includes data specific to rural patients' use of HIT, showing lower use compared to urban patients. HIT types included emailing a provider, text messaging a provider, looking at test results online, and using a smart phone health app.
Vaishali Patel, Wesley Barker, Erin Siminerio
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
Access · Health information technology · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data