Hospitals to leverage PHRs and mobile phones for diabetes care

06/17/2010 | Health Data Management

Two hospitals in Washington, D.C., will pilot a program designed to enable diabetic patients in underserved areas to access their personal health records using mobile phones. The pilot, which will supply participating patients with an electronic health data-equipped PHR and a cell phone, seeks to better manage diabetics' lifestyle behavior and glucose levels to curb hospitalization and emergency visits.

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