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Personal Health Record, Patient Engagement

As the Marketing Director what recommendation in detail would you give on how to improve the engagement of the patients through the Personal Health Records PHR. The details need to be specific on the overall functionality and utility of the PHR .

At least 350 words.

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Patients are being more familiar with their personal health record (PHR). Many physicians are now electronically connected to the patient through the digital record and send messages this way. A patient who has computer access is now familiar with the ability to go online and pull up dates for office visits and the latest information for their diagnostic testing. They can also view their medication and treatment listing.

The PHR is directly tied to the Electronic Health Record (EHR) which may be mandated in health systems. If the ...

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A discussion on engaging the patient is the use of their personal health record.