myPHR

QualityTool

myPHR

Description

This Web site provides resources to help consumers create their own personal health record (PHR) to collect, track, and share their past and current health information. It should be maintained by the patient or caregiver, and can be used to provide medical care providers with more insight and information into personal health. It can also help patients avoid the time and expense of repeating the information during office visits.

The site includes PHR forms for children and adults (available in English and Spanish), as well as a tool to search for other types of PHRs, including:

  • Web-based
  • Software-based
  • Paper-based

Developer:

American Health Information Management Association

Funding Sources:

AHIMA Foundation

History

Release Date: 2010
Original Summary: January 2011
Last Updated: 02/16/11

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