Personal Health Records - Overview
Electronic medical records where data is collected in one secure location have been utilized by hospitals for over 10 years. They provide easy access to up-to-date medical information for participating physicians and institutions, offering details on everything from test results to dates of surgeries and procedures.
Gaining in popularity are custom programmed personal health records (PHR) via mobile applications where individual patients can maintain their own private medical data. No longer solely available through online portals and databases, mobile apps have entered as the method of choice for building, managing and utilizing personal healthcare records. With an iPhone®, Android®, BlackBerry® or any Smartphone, or other mobile device such as an iPad®, you can have a state-of-the-art online platform that allows you to record and access all patient data in a safe and secure environment.
There’s no easier way to organize your medical history than with a mobile app created by an experienced medical marketing and advertising company such as DDA Medical. Your personal health record is readily and conveniently available, 24 hours a day, with a simple downloaded mobile app. DDA Medical offers the most user-friendly and comprehensive experience possible. We design mobile apps with you in mind: they are clear and concise to ensure that all information is easy to find and easy to read.
Personal Health Records - In-depth
More than ever before, patients want to be better informed to be able to better communicate with their physicians and caregivers. Being equipped with a personal health record through a mobile phone enables the consumer to have all medical information current and readily available. Having easy access to emergency contacts, physicians' phone numbers and health insurance information is just the beginning. Your personal health record can be organized to include every detail you need, when you need it most in a simple, user-friendly format that will make managing your health information effortless.
Organize your Personal Health Record with a Mobile App
Personal health records generated through a mobile app provide a complete and accurate summary of an individual's medical history, all conveniently accessible online. These records generally contain a diverse range of information dependent on the condition and needs of the patient. Typically the following details are included:
- Family history
- Allergies and adverse drug reactions
- Chronic diseases
- Illnesses and hospitalizations
- Imaging reports such as X-rays
- Immunization records
- Laboratory test results
- Surgeries and other procedures
Consider the Benefits of Storing your Personal Health Record with a Mobile App
24/7 Availability: Personal health and medical records are available to you anytime, anywhere with online access through a mobile app. If you find yourself in an emergency situation, doctors will immediately have your comprehensive medical history which leads to faster and better patient care and treatment.
Complete Medical History: When you visit specialists or find it necessary to see a doctor when traveling out of town, a personal health record containing the complete list of prior medications, family medical history, and laboratory tests travels with you.
Ease in Monitoring Ongoing Conditions: When you record and maintain information on your ongoing or chronic conditions, physicians have immediate access to your most recent test results, changes in medication, vital sign history and more. Want to give your doctor a snapshot of your recent exercise routines or dietary intake? DDA Medical’s custom programming abilities allow you to keep detailed information current and accurate with your personal health record designed for a mobile app.
Maintain your Privacy: DDA Medical takes every step necessary to ensure patient information is kept safe at all times. From personal logins to encrypted databases and HIPAA-compliant servers with 24/7 monitoring, your personal health record is protected and your privacy is preserved.
Simplify your Personal Health Record with DDA Medical
An easy way for patients to keep up with their health management data is to use patient tracker tools via mobile applications. DDA Medical's custom programmers can provide you with the means to collect all pertinent medical data so your physicians have the tools they need to make informed decisions regarding effective treatment and care. Patients can log current information for anything from symptoms to prescription medication side effects and stand ready to provide this data to physicians when needed.
DDA Medical makes personal health record management effortless with advanced programming and intuitive design. DDA Medical designed a leukemia patient specific personal health record system for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), to ease the burden of chronic disease management, with electronic data capture and advanced organizational tools. Patients can gain access to this HIPAA-compliant, password protected health record, designed specifically to fit their needs. Available tracking features include appointments, prescription drug therapy and test result managing tools. This personal health record organizes medical data into an easy-to-read format and succeeds in providing patients with a reliable and user-friendly management tool.
Integrate your Personal Health Record with Other Services
Mobile-based personal health record applications have the advantage of being easily integrated with other services such as other applications and web-based solutions. The shift to electronic medical records has in turn led to an interest in finding ways to interconnect with patient's personal information to provide accurate and up-to-date information whenever it is needed. A mobile-based personal health record application gathers, organizes and stores the medical data and then by integrating it with other applications, information is used to generate the course of treatment, reports, and even personal health plans.
Integrated technology offers patients a secure way to better manage their healthcare, from monitoring prescription drug interactions to receiving text messages for upcoming appointments. Mobile apps can be designed to make managing healthcare not only efficient and straightforward, but also adaptable to user needs.
Update your Personal Health Record Conveniently and Easily with Mobile Apps
When you need to update your personal health record, mobile apps make record-keeping efficient and convenient. The portability of your iPhone®, Android®, BlackBerry® or other mobile device such as an iPad® gives you the ability to update your medical information as it changes. No more losing paper test results or physician instructions between the doctor's office and your home. Additional tests ordered by your doctor or specialists can be added to the health record instantly to provide you with the most up-to-date information possible. Received a change in medication from your physician for an ongoing condition? You can record that change immediately ensuring that your medical profile is always current for future doctor appointments or visits to the hospital.
Be better informed while securely managing your health information with a mobile app created by an experienced medical marketing and advertising company. For cutting-edge personal health record services that will bring you into the digital age,contact DDA Medical today.