Landscape Analysis on eVisits Across the Safety Net

Dates: 2010

State: California

Client(s): California Health Care Foundation

Services: Health Care & Public Health Planning, Health Information Technology, Health Systems Transformation

Technical Expertise: Health Information Technology, Safety Net, State and Local Public Health


The California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF) sought advice on incorporating e-visits into safety net programs as a way to cut costs and expand accessibility to care in California. JSI's research included identifying and defining the spectrum of electronic patient visits being used throughout the country. The landscape analysis covered the use of health information technology tools and supporting practices that are relevant to providing such services.