Articles on the Impact of Personal Health Records

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog.

Social Media, PHRs Can Aid in Monitoring Chronic Diseases
http://bit.ly/jU2tkp
iHealthBeat
May 2, 2011
Social networking tools, when paired with the use of personal health records, can be valuable in monitoring chronic diseases, according to a study published in PLoS ONE by researchers at Children’s Hospital Boston, Healthcare IT News reports.

Impact of Health Literacy on Access and Use of a PHR
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 | Ted Eytan
http://www.myphr.com/Blog/BlogArticle.aspx?Id=100
This blog entry summarize the report The Literacy Divide: Health Literacy and the Use of an Internet-Based Patient Portal in an Integrated Health System—Results from the Diabetes Study of Northern California (DISTANCE)Journal of Health Communication: International Perspectives, Volume 15, Issue S2, 2010, Pages 183 – 196 http://bit.ly/iNv1h6

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