Items Tagged ‘Dr. James Rohrer’

April 26, 2013

Risk of Delay in Response to Patient E-Mails Up Over Weekend

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

The risk of delays in opening and responding to primary care patient e-mail communication is significantly worse at the weekends, according to a study published in the April/June issue of Quality Management in Health Care. James E. Rohrer, Ph.D., from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and colleagues assessed delays in response to primary care […]

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Tags: Doctors Lounge, Dr. James Rohrer, patient email, Quality Management in Health Care, response

January 16, 2013

Study Asks: Are e-Visits as Good as Office Appointments?

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

“E-visits” to the doctor? According to a U.S. study, they may be just as effective as in-person office visits for uncomplicated ailments such as sinus infections and urinary tract infections – and much cheaper…”All over the country, more and more of these e-visits are taking place,” said James Rohrer, a family medicine doctor at the […]

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Tags: Dr. James Rohrer, e-visits, in-person visits, online care, Reuters

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