The book e-Patients Live Longer: The Complete Guide to Managing Health Care Using Technology by Nancy B. Finn, MEd, undersells itself in its subtitle. It is a comprehensive guide to managing health care, including the use of technology. Especially gratifying is that its scope goes beyond the inpatient hospital experience. This easily read Guide addresses the relationship and communication among the health care team (ePatients and their lay and professional caregivers), safety, information gathering, privacy, cost, and health care’s future. The author sprinkles the Guide with anecdotes of real-life applications of the dilemmas and tensions encountered by patients like us. The “Key Points” at the end of each chapter provide triggers to the most important content. Finn NB. e-Patients Live Longer: The Complete Guide to Managing Health Care Using Technology. Bloomington, IN: iUniverse, Inc.; 2011.

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