Predictors of Online Patient Portal Use among a Diverse Sample of Emerging Adults: A Cross-Sectional Survey
Health Literacy ; Emerging Adults ; Patient Engagement ; Self Management ; Patient Portal
JMIR Formative Research
Self-management of health is becoming increasingly more influenced by Health IT as online patient portals become more common. Patient portals allow patients direct access to their health information and opportunities to engage with their healthcare team. Data suggest that e-Health literacy is an important skill for using portals.