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How Is Information Delivered to a PHR?

Most PHR solutions, like the free Microsoft Health Vault, require the patient to scan and upload records. More sophisticated applications such as the MyMedicalRecords.com solution are bi-directional and enable the records to be effortlessly faxed into or out of the PHR. 68 more words


Google Health PHR is being retired after all

An official Google Blog post on 24 June announced that  Google Health will be retired in January 2012 as it has not resulted in the broad impact anticipated at its launch three years ago.  211 more words

Consumer Health

Curbing the rising cost of Canadian health care with technology

TORONTO — Revolution, not evolution, is needed to control the spiraling cost of Canadian health care without dismantling the public system for which Canada is renowned, says a Parliamentary hopeful who argues technology is the key to driving that revolution. 750 more words

FP Tech Desk

Uncommon Clarity - 06/01/10

The theoretical beauty of electronic health records (EHR) is that they create a digital collection point for an individual’s healthcare information and their medical status across any care setting.  307 more words

Uncommon Clarity

Online Medical Records

by Chris Guld, www.GeeksonTour.com

When you live fulltime in an RV, like we do, everything you own is with you, including any medical records.  What happens if you visit a Doctor in Arizona, and lose the written report?  410 more words

Miscellaneous Tips

If I Were A Doctor ... Impatient Patients

There have been a number of articles recently about the changing relationship between doctors and their patients, or what might be called their “impatient patients.” 747 more words


An e-health model for Australia?

CNET has published a long analysis of Google and Microsoft’s efforts at dominating the e-health market in the US. Apparently, the two technology giants, at war on so many fronts, are having a love fest when it comes to e-health. 170 more words