Category Archives: PHR/EHR

@PatientPower: HealthIT Empowers Patients, Too

Patient Power and Andrew’s Blog are among my favorite online resources for information about cancer care. They chronicle so well the world of clinical research, promising treatments and trials, and potential outcomes. It’s great hearing the best of the best in the world … Continue reading

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Data for Individual Health: Towards a Learning Health System

JASON, an independent advisory group of scientists, has issued a very interesting and informative report, Data for individual health, with findings and recommendations for a patient-centered Learning Health System  in which the focused is on the health of individuals rather than the … Continue reading

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PHR Resulted in Improved Quality of Care and Use of Services

A recent Emory University study concluded, “Having a personal health record resulted in significantly improved quality of medical care and increased use of medical services among patients. Personal health records could provide a relatively low-cost scalable strategy for improving medical … Continue reading

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