Wednesday, February 15, 2012

PHRs Will Need More Than Data to Flourish

"PHRs Will Need More Than Data to Flourish." Government Health IT, February 13, 2012.

From the article: “A bit slow on the uptake, perhaps, but the business model for Personal Health Records is taking off. And the venture capital seeded in 2011 – an amount ranking second only to the vast health information management category – is set to yield new products and bolster existing ones. But will they really be ready for patients?... As attractive as the PHR market may be to investors, PHR providers will need to offer new services around their wares that improve health delivery in order to engage patients and physicians – which will ultimately determine their success of failure.”  Read more