Welcome to the Military Families’ PHR blog. Here, you’ll find practical tips for managing your medical information from those who have traveled the same path as you. These former service members and military spouses, all health information professionals, understand the unique challenges military families face. If you’ve wondered how to compile and ensure access to your family’s medical information across multiple time zones and through multiple moves, then you’re in the right place.
While the armed forces provide an enormous amount of structure and support, a PHR can both fill in the gaps and offer a sense of security. Taking control of your medical information is the first step to ensuring proper care, regardless of location.
Myni Vazquez, MS RHIA has more than seventeen years’ experience in Health Information Management. She has held positions ranging from director of medical records to practice manager, and has consulted for the Department of Defense. In the Education field since 2002, Myni is currently the program director of the Health Information Technology, Medical Billing Certificate, and Professional Coding programs at Central Arizona College online.