An Interactive Preventive Care Record: A Handbook for Using Patient-Centered Personal Health Records to Promote Prevention

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An Interactive Preventive Care Record: A Handbook for Using Patient-Centered Personal Health Records to Promote Prevention

Description

This handbook for primary care practice personnel, leaders, and informatics staff provides practical guidance on the implementation of interactive preventive health records (IPHRs). Through a step-by-step guide, the handbook can help a practice apply an IPHR to promote chronic disease management by:

  • Using personal health records (PHRs) to promote prevention
  • Preparing your practice to use a PHR for promoting prevention
  • Implementing and sustaining the use of a PHR for prevention

The guide is organized into four basic sections with references and appendices for more detailed information. It includes hyperlinks to external information, resources, and tools.

  • Section 1: Information about IPHRs
  • Section 2: Getting started
  • Section 3: Setting up the technology
  • Section 4: IPHR implementation
  • Section 5: References

Developer:

Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Family Medicine

Funding Sources:

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

History

Release Date: 2012
Original Summary: September 2012
Last Updated: 12/05/12

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