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9 Popular Personal Health Record Tools

While many consumers remain skeptical of personal health records, advocates say these tools can help patients manage medical data and interact with doctors. Here's a look at nine popular PHR offerings.
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GE Healthcare markets Centricity Patient Online as a flexible, scalable, and highly configurable patient portal designed for large healthcare organizations. By extending the doctor's workflow to the patient's home with a range of easy-to-use self-service tools, Patient Online enhances patient communications and improves doctor and medical staff productivity. With Patient Online 13, the latest release, patients can connect with their healthcare providers through the Web or their mobile devices to schedule appointments, pay bills, manage health information, complete pre-visit forms, send secure messages, begin an e-visit, and respond to alerts and reminders sent by the practice.

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csilvasft
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csilvasft,
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6/1/2014 | 4:04:31 AM
re: 9 Popular Personal Health Record Tools.
There is now an alternative solution named 'CGS MedRec'. This software keeps your personal medical records centralized locally on your pc, it is very powerful and easy-to-use and above all it's free and open-source.

Check it on http://sourceforge.net/projects/cgsmedrec/.

The main advantage of saving your medical data locally or as an encrypted file on the cloud (both options supported by CGS MedRec), is that you always truly remain in control over your privacy sensitive medical data. On the other hand you can use it as a backup, in case you already use an online solution, or use it together to make use of CGS MedRec unique and very useful features.


Good luck,
CSilva.
Rohal
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Rohal,
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6/30/2012 | 5:10:14 AM
re: 9 Popular Personal Health Record Tools
Maybe you have a look at Drimpy.com ? Why not, it is an integrated and overarching health care platform, patient based and with three basic and free features: your PHR, daily journal for tracking and monitoring your health parameters and a private and safe connection and communication network!
Connect with us to learn more about its premium features just like the physician features!
Thx. for allowing me this "promotional" comment!
Rob
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