Personal health records: key adoption issues and implications for management

  title={Personal health records: key adoption issues and implications for management},
  author={Mahesh S. Raisinghani and Erika Young},
  journal={International journal of electronic healthcare},
  volume={4 1},
Electronic Personal Health Records (PHRs) has been perceived as the tool to empower consumers to become active decision-makers of their healthcare instead of leaving the decision to providers. However, there has been the lack of enthusiasm and adoption of PHRs. This paper examines the current healthcare climate and attempts to understand the major challenges associated with PHRs adoption. The paper-based and fragmented healthcare system is no longer appropriate for the digital economy of the… 

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