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Harvard Physician Suggests Getting a Personal Health Record Account

Posted Jan 11 2009 4:20pm

Until all health care facilities are electronically connected, a PHR is the common denominator that will get the job done for you and your doctor.  BD

What you can do to get personalized medical treatment - Howard E. LeWine, M.D., Harvard Medical School


Even with the limits that I describe, you and your doctor can very much personalize your medical care. Organizing your medical information is really the first step toward personalized medicine. An increasingly popular way to have your medical information in one place is to create a Personal Health Record. Google, Microsoft, and several insurance companies offer this service for free. This is your record and cannot be viewed by anyone without your consent. You decide who has access to your medical information.

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