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5 Ways to Engage Patients in PHRs

 One of the "five pillars" of meaningful use is to engage patients in personal health records. It isn't only about HITECH requirements and stimulus money - - it's also a way to improve the patient experience, foster better outcomes, and reduce readmissions.

1 comments on "5 Ways to Engage Patients in PHRs"
Gerald A. Theis (4/16/2011 at 10:46 AM)

Good points but there are more requirements and standards to increase PHR usage and it will come through mobile health technology, standardization and innovative solutions. Additional incentives for use are: convenience, easy-to-use, affortability, consumer ownership, personal medical emergency preparedness, multi-functional and interoperability anywhere anytime.