Why Do I Need A Personal Health Record?
Personal Health Records (PHR) are one of the most powerful new tools to emerge for use in consumer self-care and the care and health maintenance of family members.
Why should Americans have a PHR? View the video provided by AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association) and listen to people speak about why it is important to consider having your own PHR.
Learn how a PHR can help you.
One of every eight Americans aged 40 to 60 is both raising a child and caring for a parent. And 34 million Americans spend on average 21 hours per week as unpaid caregivers for other adults, usually elderly relatives. PHRs make it easy to collect and share medical records, and manage, and care for the health of family members. View this video provided by AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association), and learn how PHRs are helping caregivers.
Please visit www.ahima.org for more information.
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