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PHR Presentation


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Presentation to accompany the release of Deloitte\'s PHR PoV

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PHR Presentation

  1. 1. Personal health records: Helping consumers take the driver’s seat Michael Matthews National e-Health Leader National Health Services Practice
  2. 2. A Canadian health consumer survey was conducted in 2009 highlighting the behaviours, attitudes, and unmet needs in areas of health consumerism <ul><ul><li>A survey was conducted to better understand the perspectives of public and patients as healthcare consumers. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research focused on the behaviours and motivations of health consumers in making choices as they interact with the healthcare system. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A conceptual framework was used, reflecting the six major domains of healthcare consumer activity providing input into the consumer’s perspective for personal health records </li></ul></ul>Health Consumer Survey Framework <ul><ul><li>The survey was conducted online between October 29 – November 12, 2008. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>74 questions and 46 potential follow-up probes: behaviours were asked before attitudes and unmet needs to reduce respondent bias </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All 10 provinces were surveyed, but the territories were not included </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The total sample size included 2,304 adults: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The sample is nationally representative matched to age, gender and race/ethnicity </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>Health Care Consumerism
  3. 3. Survey results revealed that consumers are spurring the demand for personal health records across Canada <ul><ul><li>Centres around the consumer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Offers self-care, self-management and learning capabilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is offered through a trusted source and secured from privacy breaches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides a flexible platform for a consolidated view of a patient’s health </li></ul></ul>This calls for a personal decision-support model that… <ul><ul><li>Over 65% of respondents feel it would be beneficial to have access to the PHR of a family member whose care they are helping to manage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 60% of respondents are interested in a PHR or online medical record provided by their doctor’s office, hospital and government </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Over the years, PHRs have evolved information management functionality to meet the needs of consumers <ul><ul><li>A personal health record can be initiated, maintained and/or supplemented by health care consumers. It reaches beyond the traditional paper charts and EMRs to include prescriptions, test results, wellness and other demographics deemed necessary by the consumer. </li></ul></ul>Level of functionality Examples Information collection: Aggregates data from multiple and external data sources Patient diaries; Family history; Supplemental health information Information sharing: Allows patients and others to view health information Laboratory/radiology/test result viewing; Viewing notes taken by the provider during a visit; Sharing of health information summary sheets Information self-management: Allows patients to learn about, monitor and/or manage own health and health of others Reminders for health care events and maintenance; Disease management plans; Health care education; Tracking of health care expenses/billing Information exchange: Allows patients to engage in automated data exchange transactions with others regarding their health / health care Health care support groups; Appointment scheduling; Pre-visit and post-visit care management questionnaires; Medication management; Secure messaging with health care professionals (e-visits)
  5. 5. While consumers stand to gain significant benefits from PHRs, so do health care providers and governments <ul><li>Success of PHRs will depend on the participation of stakeholders across the health system </li></ul>Key players Motivation Benefits Consumer <ul><li>Empowered to provide physicians with a complete picture of their personal health history </li></ul><ul><li>Promote improved quality of care through information sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Share PHR information with a family member, friend, or provider via the delegation option </li></ul><ul><li>Engage and self-manage health and health care </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on prevention and continuous monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>Consolidated source of health care information </li></ul>Government <ul><li>Improve resident health, thereby increasing productivity and lowering absenteeism </li></ul><ul><li>Use PHRs to reinforce health and wellness </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminate duplicate tests and unnecessary hospital admissions </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce errors </li></ul><ul><li>Engage consumers </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a single view of consumer health </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce overall costs through a more health conscious consumer and appropriate use of hospital/clinic visits </li></ul>Health providers <ul><li>Provide critical documentation in emergency situations </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce clinical errors through access to accurate, relevant data </li></ul><ul><li>Serve as a back-up data source to assist with disaster recovery operations </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance provider productivity and improve use of resources </li></ul>
  6. 6. The success of these entrants is dependent on strategic enablers to address the key issues faced today Change management Clinical process redesign Education Technology enablement Today “Pre-PHR era” Enablers Future “PHR era” Consumer <ul><li>Limited confidence in health record security </li></ul><ul><li>Limited access to electronic or paper health data </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges in care and information management for chronic disease </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges for family caregivers to manage health information and connect with care team </li></ul><ul><li>Trust in health data security </li></ul><ul><li>Varying levels of need for and acceptance of PHR functionality and complexity </li></ul><ul><li>Individual family caregiver access and increased involvement with care team </li></ul><ul><li>Lower barriers to switching care providers </li></ul>Organization and people <ul><li>Provider-centric </li></ul><ul><li>Individual provider or organization-based </li></ul><ul><li>Face-to-face provider-patient interactions </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer-centric </li></ul><ul><li>Interdisciplinary team and multi-organization-based </li></ul><ul><li>Increased frequency of PHR-based e-communications and e-consults </li></ul>
  7. 7. The success of these entrants is dependent on strategic enablers to address the key issues faced today (cont’d) Electronic data standards Legislation EHR/EMR implementation e-Reimbursement models Today “Pre-PHR era” Enablers Future “PHR era” Information technology and infrastructure <ul><li>Mixed paper/electronic health records </li></ul><ul><li>Organization/provider-controlled IT and health data </li></ul><ul><li>Fragmented hospital, lab, diagnostics, drug, physician and other data </li></ul><ul><li>Mixed federal/provincial health information and privacy legislative requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Increased numbers of organizations/providers with EHRs/EMRs </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated or interoperable electronic health data that feed a PHR </li></ul><ul><li>Provider-based PHRs, Government-based PHRs, Vendor-based PHRs </li></ul><ul><li>Need for consistent privacy/security legislation across Canada </li></ul>Health care reimbursement <ul><li>Reimbursement schedule that supports traditional face-to-face patient care </li></ul><ul><li>Individual professional payment model </li></ul><ul><li>Shift to e-visit/consult reimbursement </li></ul><ul><li>Support for team consult reimbursement models </li></ul>
  8. 8. In the midst of evolving times, its imperative for your organization to consider its readiness to meet the needs of its consumers <ul><li>As organizations prepare for the PHR and consider related investments, they will need to consider their overall readiness across several dimensions including their organization, stakeholders, broader environment, and approach to implementation as seen in the checklist below: </li></ul>How ready is your organization in terms of culture and infrastructure? How willing are your stakeholders, consumers and healthcare providers, in participating in this innovation? What is the state of personal health record (PHR) readiness for your external stakeholders? Have you defined your method for implementing PHRs? (e.g. technology platform of choice, funding source, change management philosophy, and consumer engagement process?) What is the appropriate funding model you plan to use for your organization’s PHR?      Personal health records readiness checklist
  9. 9. For more information, please contact: <ul><li>Michael Matthews National e-Health Leader [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Mark Fam Deloitte Center for Health Solutions [email_address] </li></ul>Lisa Purdy National Health Consulting Leader [email_address] Ian Tait Public Sector Technology Leader [email_address]
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