October 1, 2012
OpenNotes, a year-long study set out to answer a simple, but revolutionary, question: What happens when we give patients access to the notes their doctors write about them? The answer: Patients become more active partners in their own care.
September 1, 2008
A serious chronic disease in its own right, diabetes can lead to other chronic conditions such as heart disease, kidney disease and stroke.
January 18, 2010
Personal health records (PHRs) pair information with simple yet sophisticated tools that empower patients to manage their health information and take action to improve their health and health care.
October 1, 2009
Feature: The Power and Potential of Personal Health Records
June 30, 2009
Patients are empowered when they have information about their test results, medicines and the effectiveness of various treatments.
March 25, 2009
Contrary to conventional wisdom, only a tiny fraction of U.S. hospitals have full health information technology (HIT) systems in place to improve how they deliver care, says the New England Journal of Medicine in the March 26 online edition.
September 17, 2008
Nine research teams from across the country unveiled innovative prototypes of personal health record (PHR) applications that provide a glimpse of the "next generation" of PHRs.