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Journal Article

Using an inpatient portal to engage families in pediatric hospital care.

Kelly MM, Hoonakker PLT, Dean SM. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA. 2017;24:153-161.

This study found that parents of hospitalized children used the Internet-based patient portal and reported high rates of satisfaction. Parents perceived that the portal would reduce medical errors. This work suggests that engaging patients and caregivers via health-related Internet activities could support safe inpatient care.