You can watch his video where he talks about getting information from your family and he says it’s free. Ok, so does Mr. Collins do this? I’m curious as to how those at the top of expert and technology field do it themselves, aren’t you? Sad thing nobody talks about it and we always get the rhetoric on how it’s good “for those guys over there”. Does anyone eat dog food around the government? It helps and I’ve eaten my share, so are consumer healthcare software programs for everyone or just those not in top expert positions? I’m curious.
NIH Announces Plan to Develop Medical Image Sharing for PHRs-Role Models Would Help Stamp Out “Magpie Healthcare”
The NIH just announced they are working on a program to store images in PHRs and EHRs so I would hope some who work at the NIH have a PHR, otherwise how do you experience the value of having the information at hand? It just gets old reading in the press on how illiterate consumers are with medical records and consumer mobile health too, and yet when you go up to the top, they don’t do it either <grin>. That is what the Medical Quack calls “Magpie Healthcare” and is like virus that keep growing. BD
Personalized medicine is a revolutionary concept that would allow doctors to tailor treatments to each patient. But it relies on doctors having all the right information available to them. Director of the National Institutes of Health and former leader of the Human Genome Project Francis Collins punctuates the importance of having not only the genetic information of a patient, but the infrastructure to allow physicians to access that data easily.