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Health Information Technology for Engaging Patients in Diagnostic Decision Making in Emergency Departments.

Mangus CW, Singh H, Mahajan P. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; February 2021.

Health information technology (Health IT) presents opportunities to engage patients and families in decision making. This issue brief highlights health IT tools that can close this communication gap to engage patients in diagnosis in the emergency room. This brief is part of a publication series examining diagnostic improvement across health care.