Title

Predictors of Online Patient Portal Use among a Diverse Sample of Emerging Adults: A Cross-Sectional Survey

Document Type

Article

Comments

This is a preprint accepted for publication on December 30, 2021.

Keywords

Health Literacy ; Emerging Adults ; Patient Engagement ; Self Management ; Patient Portal

Identifier Data

10.2196/33356

Publisher

JMIR Formative Research

Abstract

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.

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