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  • Chronic
  • Adequate health literacy is critical for patients charged with the responsibility of self-managing chronic conditions, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). (nursingworld.org)
  • Mitchell, B., Begoray, D., (July 20, 2010) "Electronic Personal Health Records That Promote Self-Management in Chronic Illness" OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing Vol. 15 No. 3. (nursingworld.org)
  • The significant economic and social burdens of chronic disease have led to a shift in health policy involving a focus on self-management ( Jordan & Osborne, 2007 ). (nursingworld.org)
  • COPD is a major public health problem, ranking as the fourth leading cause of chronic morbidity and mortality throughout the world. (nursingworld.org)
  • Applying the chronic care model (CCM) to this disease may lead to improved outpatient based health care and easier clinical transitions for HIV infected patients. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The study, which included more than 20,000 children enrolled at Group Health Cooperative, also found that children with chronic conditions like asthma and heart disease were even more likely to be hospitalized when they missed visits. (medindia.net)
  • These will be used to treat any severely ill probable swine flu cases or household contacts of probable cases who have underlying chronic health conditions, placing them at extra risk. (drugstorenews.com)
  • OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 22 /PRNews wire/ -- In its ongoing commitment to total health and management of chronic conditions, Kaiser Permanente announced today the introduction of three new online Healthy Lifestyle Programs on the topics of diabetes, depression and insomnia. (blogspot.com)
  • Objective
  • The objective was to characterize consumer willingness to share PCHR data for health research and the conditions and contexts bearing on willingness to share. (jmir.org)
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • In this retrospective study, researchers examined data for more than 7,000 children aged 0 to 2 years who were enrolled in Kaiser Permanente health plans in the Hawaii and Northwest regions between January 2007 and July 2011. (medindia.net)
  • For busy parents, it may be difficult to prioritize or remember when to bring their young children in for well-child care visits or immunizations, particularly when they are healthy," said Jeffrey Tom, MD, MS, FAAP, study lead author and assistant investigator at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research. (medindia.net)
  • The new offerings are available to all Kaiser Permanente members at http://www.kp.org and complement the site's current online health tools and programs on weight management, pain management, smoking cessation and more. (blogspot.com)
  • insurers
  • 1 An ideal PHR would be lifelong and would integrate information from many sources, such as health care systems, pharmacies, and insurers, as well as family-entered information such as symptoms, health concerns, and self-monitoring findings. (aappublications.org)
  • The Nebraska Health Information Initiative (NeHII), part of the planned national network, is a statewide, Internet-based HIE sponsored by Nebraska healthcare providers and health insurers who share and use information for both treatment and payment purposes. (ahima.org)
  • centers
  • ATLANTA The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a health advisory alert over the weekend concerning the recent outbreak of swine flu, which in addition to confirmed cases in southern California and Texas has been found in Kansas, New York and Ohio, and south of the U.S. border in Mexico. (drugstorenews.com)
  • MyMedicalRecords
  • All MMR products, including its flagship MyMedicalRecords PHR, its Electronic Safe Deposit Box, and its professional service for doctors, MyMedicalRecords Pro, send alerts to the individual account-owner or medical professional when a record is received into the relevant account. (medindia.net)
  • LOS ANGELES MMR Information Systems through its subsidiary MyMedicalRecords is offering a free Personal Health Record and free surgical masks as a way to help consumers cope with and prepare for the possibility of a swine flu pandemic. (drugstorenews.com)
  • Consumer
  • A PHR 'can become the richest, most detailed source of information about all things that affect your health, so there is absolutely no logic at all for anyone but the patient to control what goes in it and with whom it is shared,' said Deborah Peel, MD, founder of the Patient Privacy Rights Foundation, a national watchdog organization for consumer health privacy. (avma.org)
  • Over the next several years of the electronic health record revolution, our consumer-centric PHR is designed to enable individuals to store and retrieve their medical records and share them with all their doctors in whatever technology is relevant to that patient and doctor relationship starting now," added Lorsch. (medindia.net)
  • The California HealthCare Foundation recently released the results of a survey on electronic medical records and consumer behavior. (humanfactorsblog.org)
  • Calabretta N. Consumer-driven, patient-centered health care in the age of electronic information. (springer.com)
  • Conclusion- Consumer concerns focused on privacy and security of the health information, as well as the cost of implementing the technologies and the possibility of an unintended negative impact on the quality of care. (ahima.org)
  • The system-called the Consumer-centered Open Personal Health Record platform-is composed of two services: a portal for users with any disease and a mobile application for users with cleft lip/palate. (nursingcenter.com)
  • preventive
  • In fact, one study found that when parents used personal health records for their children, the children were more likely to get their preventive well-child checkups on time. (mayoclinic.org)
  • METHODS We conducted a mixed methods assessment of a proactive implementation strategy for a patient portal (an interactive preventive health record [IPHR]) offered by 8 primary care practices. (rti.org)
  • disaster preparedness
  • The AVMA even recommends keeping copies of veterinary records as part of its family disaster preparedness planning guide. (avma.org)
  • New York Governor David Paterson on Saturday directed the New York State Department of Health to activate its infectious disease, epidemiology, laboratory, disaster preparedness and health systems staff to coordinate efforts across the state, as eight cases of probable swine influenza were identified in New York City earlier in the day. (drugstorenews.com)
  • copies
  • Many veterinarians encourage their clients to maintain copies of veterinary records to ensure that animals receive appropriate care if they must be seen by someone else. (avma.org)
  • This scenario is becoming increasingly common: A patient presents to the HIM department and requests copies of records to create his or her personal health record (PHR). (hcpro.com)
  • Systems
  • These systems required consumers to enter and to maintain their own health information. (aappublications.org)
  • These different systems are becoming increasingly complex and some offer features such as health and lifestyle records, ability to book appointments and appointment reminders, patient-doctor messaging and consultation summaries. (eurekalert.org)
  • Related to my previous rant blog post on the un-usability of electronic health records, usability consulting company User Centric has just released two white papers on the usability of these systems. (humanfactorsblog.org)
  • The threat of a Swine Flu pandemic serves as a timely and urgent reminder why people need to have a Personal Health Record," stated Robert Lorsch, chairman and CEO of MMR Information Systems. (drugstorenews.com)
  • appointments
  • and tracking appointments and progress toward specific health-related goals such as fitness or weight loss. (avma.org)
  • broader
  • Perhaps a broader church of health service managers (clinical and non-clinical) would be a preferable target, particularly those with information technology responsibility engaged in a "build or buy" dilemma. (hsj.co.uk)
  • Incentives
  • A personal health records model is superficially attractive because it seems to lack the "misaligned incentives," network effects, and other market failure problems associated with the financing of a national inter-operative EHR model, while the model's patient-centricity purportedly avoids the privacy-confidentiality-security externalities inherent in electronic health records. (ssrn.com)
  • consumers
  • Once a PHR format is selected, it must be populated with enough information to maximize its potential to aid consumers in taking a proactive role in the management of their health care. (avma.org)
  • Personal Health Records: Directing More Costs and Risks to Consumers? (ssrn.com)
  • Advances in eHealth have simplified the tasks of finding and using health information, led to the creation of tools to help consumers engage and collaborate more fully in the healthcare process 2 , 3 , and have supported efforts to connect with consumers, disseminate information, offer new services, improve clinical encounters, and support disease management independent of geographic locations 4 - 9 . (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Healthcare consumers must be able to make decisions based on accurate health information. (nursingcenter.com)
  • insurance
  • MMR's products include a comprehensive PHR, an Electronic Safe Deposit Box www.myesafedepositbox.com for all important insurance and financial records and Emergency Preparedness documents, as well as the Cerner Multum(R) Drug Content Database, licensed to MMR from Cerner Corp. (Nasdaq: CERN). (medindia.net)
  • Seeking to empower individuals and their families to have greater control over their health and well-being, MMR facilitates access to medical records and other important documents, such as living wills, birth certificates, passports, advance directives and insurance policies, anytime from anywhere using the Internet. (medindia.net)
  • Shop and compare all types of health insurance plans for FREE! (medicalrecords.com)
  • services
  • Personal health records can be as simple as paper files or as elaborate as computer programs and online services. (avma.org)
  • The fortnightly newsletter that unpacks system leaders' priorities for digital technology and the impact they are having on delivering health services. (hsj.co.uk)
  • eHealth has been described as an emerging, multidisciplinary field focused on the delivery or enhancement of health information and health services through information and communication technologies (ICTs) 1 . (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • The Healthy Lifestyle Programs are offered to members on kp.org through My Health Manager -- a personal health record and one-stop resource for free,time-saving services, including e-mailing their doctor, refilling prescriptions and checking lab results. (blogspot.com)
  • paper
  • And you've probably encountered the big drawback of paper records: You rarely have them with you when you need them. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Technology
  • The goal of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH), signed into law in 2009, is to increase the use of health information technology. (ahima.org)