Online patient-helpers and physicians working together: a new partnership for high quality health care

Ferguson, Tom
November 2000
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/04/2000, Vol. 321 Issue 7269, p1129
Academic Journal
Discusses the health benefits of internet medical resources such as online patient support groups. Effectiveness of support groups as resources for patients with chronic disease; How online patient-helpers complement treatment provided by health professionals; Increasing demand for healthcare providers to communicate electronically with patients; Benefits of electronic mail correspondence between doctors and patients.


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