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Disparities in patient portal engagement among patients with hypertension treated in primary care

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( About The Study: This cohort study of patients with hypertension found clear sociodemographic disparities in patient portal engagement among those treated in primary care. Without special efforts to engage patients with portals, interventions that use patient portals to target hypertension may exacerbate disparities. 

Corresponding Author: To contact the corresponding author, Rasha Khatib, Ph.D., M.H.S., email

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