Personal Health Record (PHR) in a Talisman: An Approach to Providing Continuity of Care in Developing Countries Using Existing Social Customs

@article{Srinivasan2007PersonalHR,
  title={Personal Health Record (PHR) in a Talisman: An Approach to Providing Continuity of Care in Developing Countries Using Existing Social Customs},
  author={U. Srinivasan and Gora Datta and M. S. Hons and B. E. Hons},
  journal={2007 9th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Application and Services},
  year={2007},
  pages={277-279}
}
The idea is to use the talisman as a portable electronic device that holds the personal health record (PHR) of the wearer of the talisman. We perceive this PHR-talisman as a removable memory device that can be updated with information from any computer that a clinic or a doctor uses to store the patient's case history and/or treatment information (Safran, 2006). Once updated with the person's health information, the talisman becomes the personal health record of the wearer and is available with… CONTINUE READING
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