Personal Health Records Can Prevent Medical Errors
What is a Personal Health Record (PHR)? Simply stated, a PHR is a repository of historic medical and health care information specific to a particular patient. In its simplest form, a PHR could be accomplished using a paper-based archive of an individual’s medical history; however, the digital revolution brings with it many advantages to the capabilities of PHRs.
Personal health records (PHR) are fundamental in helping people become engaged with their own care, which can ultimately lead to reducing preventable harm, according to a recent Pharmacy Times article. MORE