Survey: Doctor-patient texting uncommon

While text messages and email have nearly replaced traditional phone and face-to-face communication, a survey recently conducted for The Atlantic determined that of 1,000 Americans, only one in 10 has ever emailed or texted with their doctor. Confidentiality could be one reason so few have used such communication methods, as could a lack of technology on the part of the doctor, according to the article accompanying the survey. Just because most Americans haven't emailed or texted with their doctors, though, doesn't mean they don't want to do so. –Read the full story from FierceHealthIT