Personal Health Records

Personal Health Records

A Guide for Clinicians

eBook - 2011
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Patient-controlled personal health records are the key tosuccessful interaction between physician and patient. They form thecore for joined-up communication throughout health organizations.Still, the very name is capable of alarming both patient anddoctor. Are they reliable? Are they complete? Are theyconfidential? Where do you access them?

For the doctor, additional concerns surround the implementation:how do you include these online tools in your busy schedule?

How much will they add to your existing spend on informationtechnology?

Can you get paid for doing all this extra work?

Now you can find dependable answers to all of thesequestions.

Written by a physician who has developed his own personal healthrecords software for patients and doctors to interact, PersonalHealth Records: A Guide for Clinicians explains how to get thebest from your patient's records and how to put the information togood use, helping both your patient and yourself to a moreeffective and efficient outcome in any clinical situation.

"Theauthor is a clinical academic, patient and pioneer in his field anddoes a grand job of explaining the ins and outs of PHRs in anon-patronising manner for the non-techsavvy"

-From a review published in Health Services Journal by:Dr Emma Stanton, Commonwealth Fund Harkness Fellow and SpecialistRegistrar at South London and Maudsley NHS FoundationTrust

Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
ISBN: 144433252X
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xx, 115 p.) : ill.
Additional Contributors: ebrary, Inc


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