Healthcare News & Insights

Can PHR systems lead to better chronic care management?

A large number of patients with chronic conditions struggle to keep up with routine care management. But this electronic health record (EHR) system feature could help facilities close those gaps. 

Personal health records create better-informed patients, improved care

A new survey indicates the increasing availability of personal health records (PHR) helps patients take better care of themselves and better understand the care and treatments they receive.

Patient-controlled health records — will they help?

A major hospital is now offering patient- or consumer-controlled health records for the first time — and most of the health industry is waiting to see what the results will be.