• Jhamb M, Cavanaugh KL, Bian A, Chen G, Ikizler TA, Unruh ML, Abdel-Kader K. Disparities in Electronic Health Record Patient Portal Use in Nephrology Clinics. Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN. 2015 Oct 22. PMID: 26493242 [PubMed].


Electronic health record (EHR) patient portals allow individuals to access their medical information with the intent of patient empowerment. However, little is known about portal use in nephrology patients. We addressed this gap by characterizing adoption of an EHR portal, assessing secular trends, and examining the association of portal adoption and BP control (