Personal Health Records: A Guide for Clinicians / Edition 1

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Personal health records (PHRs) are the most disruptive development in health care since the Mayo Clinic provided all its physicians with access to the medical notes of all its patients. Now patients will share access with clinicians. For many clinicians, this is an exciting opportunity to work better with our patients. PHR technology arrives, not a moment too soon, to help physicians deal with their patients' multiple, complex, and unique illnesses. For patients, the technology is a welcome aid to taking control of their health. It is ideally suited for coordinating care amongst multiple specialists and institutions. Practical guide on the potential minefield of EMRs for clinicians Built around a wiki that provides further information and is frequently updated Written by a highly regarded author with extensive experience and links in the IT industry

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781444332520
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/12/2011
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 136
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Mohammad Al-Ubaydli, MD
Honorary Senior Research Associate, University College London, London, UK

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Table of Contents

About the author.




What is a PHR?

PART 1 Your patients.

Chapter 1 Sharing data with your patient.

Chapter 2 Protecting your patient's privacy.

Chapter 3 Patient communities.

PART 2 Your work.

Chapter 4 PHRs and clinical teams.

Chapter 5 Educating patients.

Chapter 6 Saving time in your clinic.

PART 3 Your practice.

Chapter 7 Technology.

Chapter 8 Law.

Chapter 9 Finance.

Chapter 10 The future.

PART 4 Appendices.

Appendix A Google Health.

Appendix B Microsoft HealthVault.


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