Finding Reliable Health Informationon the InternetMore Reliable Health WebsitesChristine Caufield-Noll, MLIS, AHIPCommunit...
Additional Sites forReliable Information
www.healthcare.gov• Government site that helps you  – find a health insurance plan  – information about wellness and preve...
Communicating With Your   Health Care Team
Know what to ask• Write down a list of questions to ask  before the appointment• To get started  – “What is my main proble...
Resources on the Web• www.npsf.org/askme3/• www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/  talkingwithyourdoctor.html• www.ahrq.gov/questio...
Personal Health Records
What is a personal health record?• A document or account on a web site  where you keep all relevant medical  information a...
What is a personal health record?  – A list of your medicines, dosages and how    long youve taken them  – Any allergies  ...
Examples of electronic PHRs• Microsoft Health Vault  msdn.microsoft.com/  en-us/healthvault/default.aspx• iHealthRecord  h...
Examples of electronic PHRs• AHIMA myPHR  http://www.myphr.com/resources/  choose.aspx• Some hospitals/doctors’ offices ha...
Thank you!      Please call Christine at    410-550-0681 or email her      at ccaufie1@jhmi.edu    if you have any questions
More Reliable Health Websites
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More Reliable Health Websites
More Reliable Health Websites
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    1. 1. Finding Reliable Health Informationon the InternetMore Reliable Health WebsitesChristine Caufield-Noll, MLIS, AHIPCommunity Health LibraryJohns Hopkins Bayview Medical CenterSummer 2012
    2. 2. Additional Sites forReliable Information
    3. 3. www.healthcare.gov• Government site that helps you – find a health insurance plan – information about wellness and prevention – compare the quality of health facilities – understand health care legislation
    4. 4. Communicating With Your Health Care Team
    5. 5. Know what to ask• Write down a list of questions to ask before the appointment• To get started – “What is my main problem?” – “What do I need to do?” – “Why is it important for me to do this?”
    6. 6. Resources on the Web• www.npsf.org/askme3/• www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ talkingwithyourdoctor.html• www.ahrq.gov/questionsaretheanswer/• nihseniorhealth.gov/talkingwithyourdoctor/ toc.html
    7. 7. Personal Health Records
    8. 8. What is a personal health record?• A document or account on a web site where you keep all relevant medical information about yourself or your family• Information that is often included – Your name, birth date, blood type and emergency contact – Date of last physical – Dates and results of tests and screenings – Major illnesses and surgeries, with dates
    9. 9. What is a personal health record? – A list of your medicines, dosages and how long youve taken them – Any allergies – Any chronic diseases – Any history of illnesses in your family
    10. 10. Examples of electronic PHRs• Microsoft Health Vault msdn.microsoft.com/ en-us/healthvault/default.aspx• iHealthRecord http://medemphr.mymedfusion.com/• Mayo Clinic Health Manager https://healthmanager.mayoclinic.com/
    11. 11. Examples of electronic PHRs• AHIMA myPHR http://www.myphr.com/resources/ choose.aspx• Some hospitals/doctors’ offices have patient portals that have a similar function (i.e. Kaiser Permanente)
    12. 12. Thank you! Please call Christine at 410-550-0681 or email her at ccaufie1@jhmi.edu if you have any questions

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