What is a personal health record anyway?
In a piece for Digital Health, Kevin Hamer, who has spent 30 years in NHS IT innovation, explores what a personal health record should look like.
How the first PHR to integrate with the NHS app was created and utilised
This early case study shows the impact of when Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Integrated Care System and Patients Know Best teamed up to create the first personal health record to integrate with the NHS App.
Leed’ing the way as Britain’s healthcare innovators
Leeds has been recognised as leaders in health innovation and has claimed fifth place overall, second UK Smart Cities Index.
Leeds council develops Person Held Record for locals
Leeds locals may soon be able to prevent further health issues following the development of an open platform Person Held Record.
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Southampton showcases how PHRs benefit patients
Southampton University Hospital’s pioneering use of personal health records is speeding up patients’ treatment and reducing the need for hospital visits.
Emis creates PHR with Apple HealthKit
Emis is using the Apple HealthKit platform to create a personal health record that is integrated with its Emis Web GP and clinical system.
GP develops patient engagement tool
A Bradford GP and Airedale Hospital consultant have created an online care planning service for patients with long-term conditions.
Myhealthlocker works to engage patients
Engagement with South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust’s patient access portal is being encouraged via animations for children, computer courses and new devices for clinical teams and patients.
Southampton launches My Health Record
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust has become the first acute trust to launch a personal health record built on Microsoft’s HealthVault platform.
Patient access concerns voiced by GPC
GP leaders have said they are concerned giving patients access to their online record could risk their medical history being used against them, and may create more work for GPs having to explain medical terms to worried patients.