Just after dawn on the beaches of the Ssese Islands, fishermen land with their hauls from a cold night on Lake Victoria. On a good night they might earn up to Shs100,000 more than enough for a night of drinking with the comfort of a sex worker. The fishermen say sex is the fastest way […]
As a health care provider, you use information every day to diagnose and treat your patients. But once your patients leave the exam room or the hospital, they become responsible for staying healthy each day. Patients today are expected to know more about their health, and to engage actively in their own care. Often, family […]
A personal health record (PHR) is a collection of information about your health. It is different from an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) or Electronic Health Record (EHR), which are owned and stored by your healthcare provider. A PHR is a document that you are in charge of-one that you compile, update, and keep. It can […]
Usually patients receive healthcare services from multiple hospitals, and consequently their healthcare data are dispersed over many facilities because of the paper and electronic-based record systems used by the Hospital and laboratories. Therefore, many countries have encouraged the research on data interoperability, access, and patient authorization. This study is an important part of a national […]
Personal health records (PHRs) can help your patients better manage their care. Having important health information – such as immunization records, lab results, and screening due dates – in electronic form makes it easy for patients to update and share their records. PHRs can: Improve Patient Engagement: Much of what your patients do for their health happens […]
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