Electronic Personal Health Records Help Seniors
Thursday, November 21, 2013 | FullCircle Magazine
Recent changes in the law empower you, the consumer. These laws give you greater ownership and control over your healthcare information. For example, Medicare is incentivizing your doctor to convert from keeping your records on paper to storing your records electronically. Perhaps you have seen your doctor using a computer when you visit. If so, this means your doctor can now provide you with an electronic version of your medical chart. Now it is easier than ever with the right application (App) or software to electronically receive your medical chart from your doctor. This information about your medical history is called your Personal Health Record (PHR).