Poll: Most Parents Want Option To Email Child’s Physician
A majority of parents want the option to email their child's physician regarding a minor illness, according to a new poll by the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital. According to the poll, 48% of respondents said that email consultations should have no cost, while 50% said such consultations should cost less than an office visit.
- "Most Parents Want Online Options From Kids' Health Care Providers, but Half Say It Should Be Free" (News Medical, 10/22).
- "Parents: Email Communication With Docs Should Be Free" (Gold, FierceHealthIT, 10/22).