Nontraditional Methods of Care

  • William WeppnerEmail author
  • Bradley H. Crotty


Innovative models of care delivery are being developed and implemented with the goals of meeting patient needs with better efficiency and cost-savings. Patient portals, OpenNotes, secure messaging, team-based care, and telemedicine are moving from innovations into usual care. Current residents will likely see changing care models and new technologies develop over the course of their careers. This chapter discusses each of these digital care tools, evidence supporting them, and how they may be incorporated into teaching clinics.”


Technology Patient portals Patient-doctor communication 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Boise VA Medical CenterUniversity of Washington-BoiseBoiseUSA
  2. 2.Medical College of WisconsinMilwaukeeUSA

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