Report: Mobile PHRs hold promise for personal health management

08/30/2010 | Healthcare IT News

A report suggests that the combination of personal health records and mobile devices could help engage patients to manage their own care, resulting in reduced health care costs. "The personal health record embedded in mobile communication devices -- mPHR -- is the 'killer app' that may change the game for providers, consumers and payers," said an official with the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions, which produced the report.

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