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2012-11-20 16:29:05

DENVER, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients with online access to their medical record, including secure email communication with clinicians, had an associated increase in use of some clinical services, according to new Kaiser Permanente research published this month in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study examined health records of more than 500,000 Kaiser Permanente members in Colorado between May 2005 and June 2010. The researchers looked at office...

2012-07-30 06:23:39

OAKLAND, Calif., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients with online access to key components of the electronic health record's patient portal, My Health Manager, are 2.6 times more likely than nonusers to remain Kaiser Permanente members, according to a study published in The American Journal of Managed Care this month. The study, which looked at 394,000 eligible members in Kaiser Permanente's Northwest region, showed that the use of My Health Manager was associated with a greater likelihood...

2009-07-21 08:08:00

MINNEAPOLIS, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Helping members improve health and wellness defines the mission of Medica, a non-profit provider of popular health plans to business and government employers, to labor unions, and to individuals of all ages. Helping members understand their health risks is a key component of Medica's health and wellness programs, so Medica implemented an incentives-based online health management program. (Logo:...