One of the main obstacles in achieving personalized treatment goals is because the inability of patients currently notes to integrate with patient data because it is submitted under different settings and in various health care providers. This assimilation of data in one package can allow not only health care providers to provide better patient management but also help patients during medical emergencies.
The growth of the computer industry in recent years has reduced the cost of storage devices while increasing their memory capacity. Computers are now widely used on the market, and many individuals have basic work knowledge of computer work. Universal USB or bus series is a standard feature in many computers today. These factors will make a broader segment of the consumer population prefer to have complete medical records with them at any time in the near future in digital format.
However, the main difficulty in achieving this goal is that individuals do not know how to create and maintain their personal health record. In the past every time a patient visited a hospital, their medical record was stored in a paper-based format for years. Now on today’s shift technology paradigm makes it possible to enter this note in digital format. However, patients will not have access to this note when they are repatriated to form a hospital. When they make their own personal health records, can they be able to bring all their personal health information with them.
Having personal health information with you always allows your doctor to quickly assess your health condition. It also offers you tools to track all your health parameters for a certain period of time. In the case of drastic changes in your parameters such as blood pressure if you are a hypertensive patient or blood sugar levels if you are a diabetic patient allowing, the doctor to optimize treatment quickly.
This article is only for information purposes and is not at all intended to be a substitute for medical consultation with a quality professional. The author encourages internet users to be careful when using medical information. If you are unsure about your medical condition, consult a doctor.