Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Introduction and History of Modern Health Care in the U.S.
Lecture:Technological Advances in the Administration of Health Care
Slide content:Personal Health Records - 2 Types (Tang, 2006) Tethered connected to the EHR of a single health care organization Well-known example is myHealtheVet from VA Integrated able to integrate data from many health care and other organizations Very few in existence Standalone not connected to any data source Patients enter their own data 7
Slide notes:It is important to understand the different types of PHRs . One type is the t ethered PHR, which is connected to the EHR of a single health care organization. A well-known example is myHealtheVet from the Veterans Administration. A second type is the i ntegrated PHR. This type of PHR is able to integrate data from many health care and other organizations. There are very few truly integrated PHRs in existence. The final type is the s tandalone PHR. It is not connected to any data source, and patients enter their own data 7