Do you know what a PHR is? Hint: It's not another term for an EHR. A personal health record is patient-facing and patients are increasingly coming to expect it. Here's what you need to know about how these tools can help you engage patients in their own care.
With an increased drive to empower patients, the healthcare industry is turning to many new initiatives, including the personal health record, or PHR. The online tool allows patients to access information, such as test results, while also taking action on their own care, such as scheduling an appointment with their physician or placing a prescription refill request.