By Stephanie St. Thomas – One of the biggest new product announcements splashes of this year so far was Apple’s announcement of a new Personal Health Record (PHR) — called Apple Health Records — which would allow users to aggregate their existing patient-generated data…Read More
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The US Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology released the ONC Guide to Getting and Using your Health Records, a new online resource for individuals, patients, and caregivers.
Apple recently introduced a significant update to the Health app with the iOS 11.3 beta, debuting a feature for customers to see their medical records right on their iPhone.
By John Halamka MD – With the BIDMC-Lahey merger planning and the new cloud hosted Meditech go lives of my day job, plus the usual Fall conference commitments, and my new work with the Gates Foundation, blogging has fallen behind.
By Lee Stevens – If you or your family were injured during a disaster like a hurricane, earthquake or forest fire, wouldn’t you want your health data to be available to first responders and others who are there to provide care?
By Cora Alisuag – It has only been about two generations since traveling medicine shows were common forums for medical information. Today’s digital age patients still don’t know what is in their medical records. They need transparency, not secret hospital –vendor contracts and data blocking.
Personal Health Records By Caroline Coy, MPH/Program Analyst, State HIE Program For Shannon Parker, a mom in Salem, Oregon, having access to a Personal Health Record…
Robert Rowley, MD Twitter: @RRowleyMD The term Personal Health Record, or PHR, has taken on different meanings, depending on who is talking. Mostly, it refers…
Automate Blue Button Initiative Kicks Off The Blue Button Concept is to provide patients with a simple way to download medical records from providers, insurers,…