Author

Krystal Lloyd

Date

May 2011

Document Type

Capstone

Degree Name

M.B.I.

Department

Dept. of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology

Institution

Oregon Health & Science University

Abstract

BACKGROUD: A Personal Health Record (PHR) is an electronic record where individual can create and maintain information related to their health. There are many components and benefits to a PHR. A few of those components are making use information is correct, knowing more about your care, and sharing information with your family. There are also many activities available on the Internet that individuals are able to do and some of those are communicating with a health care provider and searching for information online about a health condition. OBJECTIVE: The goal of this paper is to explore whether or not professionals in healthcare or health information technology professions use personal health records and consumer health information technology more than the general public. METHODS: A survey was targeted for the healthcare or health information technology professionals via LinkedIn. The results of this survey were compared with the National Consumer HIT survey. We measured 45 questions f

Identifier

doi:10.6083/M44Q7RZM

School

School of Medicine

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