Inbox health check

Lomas, Elizabeth (2008) Inbox health check. Health Information on the Internet, 66 (1). pp. 3-5. ISSN 1460-4140

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Email is now the main communication tool for all business sectors despite the fact that there are significant issues surrounding its management, confidentiality, security, legal compliance and long-term accessibility. Within the health sector, it has tended to be utilised as a tool for organisational communications separate from patient management. However, public expectations are changing and already the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has indicated that the provision of some level of patient email service is desirable.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This is the final draft, after peer-review, of a manuscript published in Health Information on the Internet. The definitive version, detailed above, is available online at
Subjects: B900 Others in Subjects allied to Medicine
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering
Depositing User: EPrint Services
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2009 13:52
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2019 00:25

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