US doctors want to be paid for email communication with patientsBMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7449.1155-a (Published 13 May 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:1155
- Scott Gottlieb
- New York
Email is becoming a more common tool of clinical practice, enabling doctors to communicate with patients between office visits, improve diagnosis and compliance with medical treatments, and facilitate medical record keeping, says a report in the New England Journal of Medicine (2004;350: 1705-7).
“Judging from our early experience in a practice that offers secure electronic communication, e-mail gives doctors and patients more …