How would my personal health record connect to hospitals, healthcare providers, devices?  Microsoft® HealthVault illustrates that its PHR is connected to several different entities.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 This is important because like an EHR, your PHR should have the ability to connect with your pharmacy as well as a health device.  Not only do physicians have the ability to transmit your data from one location to another, now you are in control and able to manage your health with a PHR.

Although this is concept is still emerging, make sure to follow the PHR news to learn how you as an individual can benefit.