personal health record


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per·son·al health re·cord

(PHR) (pĕrsŏn-ăl helth rekŏrd)
A health record that provides a summary of medical information, maintained in electronic or other format by an individual, that can be shared with anyone of the patient's choosing.

personal health record

A summary of a patient's health care status (allergies, drugs taken, past hospitalizations, lab tests, radiology results, and surgeries) that is kept by the patient privately rather than stored in a hospital or third-party database.
See also: record
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This is an example of where we would like to see the networked personal health record go," he said.

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