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  • system
  • If you see multiple doctors and they don't use the same EHR system, a PHR is a good way to keep all of your health information in one place. (mayoclinic.org)
  • readings
  • In some but not all cases you can add information, such as home blood pressure readings, to your record via a patient portal. (mayoclinic.org)
  • support
  • However, you may want to consider having at least some basic information on hand in case of emergency, including advance directives, which outline your decisions about health care, such as whether to use life-support machines. (mayoclinic.org)
  • available
  • You could use an app such as the Health app for iPhones, which includes Medical ID, which makes critical information available via the lock screen for use by first responders in an emergency. (mayoclinic.org)