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Fig. 1 | BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making

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From: Patient portal adoption and use by hospitalized cancer patients: a retrospective study of its impact on adverse events, utilization, and patient satisfaction

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Study Theoretical Model Derived from Andersen’s Model of Healthcare Utilization. 1 Predisposing factors: age, sex, and race. 2 Enabling factors: marital status, employment status, health insurance type, and income. 3 Need factors: geographic area of residence, comorbidities, and frequency of hospitalizations. Additional need factors related to the admission: MSDRG type and APRDRG disease severity weight. APRDRG indicates All Patients Refined Diagnostic Related Group; MSDRG, Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Group

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