Personal Health Records
A Personal Health
Record (PHR) is more than just a copy of all your medical information, collected from
all of your doctors, hospitals, and health insurance providers etc. It also
contains all of the other information which is so important to your health that
doctors are usually unaware of - like your dietary habits, sleeping habits,
activities (such as smoking, or skydiving), your symptoms, and reactions to
medications, etc. It contains anything YOU want.
Healthcare is a shared responsibility between you - the healthcare consumer, and your
The truth is - most of the time - it is you who must be
the guardian of your family's health.
See what the experts say about Personal Health Records and why they are important.
Find out about government and industry standards on relating to personal health records.
Web sites devoted to personal health records.