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
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
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
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/
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)
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