E-Health Care: Promise or Peril for Chronic Illness

Sanders, Lee M
The Journal of Pediatrics
The study by Vriezinga et al in this volume of The Journal tests the hypothesis that web-based, patient-centered medical technology may be able to reduce health disparities for individuals with chronic illness.8 Specifically, their results suggest that online consultation may be more cost-effective than in-person consultation for patients being evaluated for celiac disease.