Public Health in an Era of Personal Health Records: Opportunities for Innovation and New Partnerships

@inproceedings{Weitzman2010PublicHI,
  title={Public Health in an Era of Personal Health Records: Opportunities for Innovation and New Partnerships},
  author={Elissa R. Weitzman and Francisco Jose Grajales and Jason Bonander and Suzanne Gates},
  booktitle={Journal of medical Internet research},
  year={2010}
}
In the near future, citizens will be able to control and manage their own health information through electronic personal health record systems and tools. The clinical benefits of this innovation, such as cost savings, error reduction, and improved communication, have been discussed in the literature and public forums, as have issues related to privacy and confidentiality. Receiving little attention are the benefits these will have for public health. The benefits and potential for innovation are… CONTINUE READING
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