Volume 13, Number 42 (1-2011)                   jha 2011, 13(42): 7-16 | Back to browse issues page


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Ahmadi M, Sadoughi F, Gohari M, Rangraz-jeddi F. Personal Health Record, Patient- Oriented Care Through Patient- Oriented Information: Kashan Teaching Hospitals Patient`s Views . jha. 2011; 13 (42) :7-16
URL: http://jha.iums.ac.ir/article-1-761-en.html

Abstract:   (5847 Views)

Introduction: Personal Health Records (PHR) allows access patients complete health information, and support of self-care improve quality of care with education, facilitate patient – physicians and. This study was aimed to determine view of points of inpatients about PHR.

Methods: In a cross-sectional study was done on 461 patients at hospitals affiliated in Kashan University of Medical Sciences are studied with a reliable (spearman-Brown, r = 0.8) and valid (face and content) questionnaire in two section, demographic information and study objects in 2008. Data are collected with interviews processed by SPSS software, and presented as descriptive statistics. 

Results: some 46.6% of participants keep her or his medical information, 87% of patients who didn't keep medical information claims that they did not have knowledge about PHR benefits. Meanwhile 85.7percent want to access their information for emergency, and 80% want to get information about dietitian through PHR. 

Discussion: Appling PHR is needed, but patients have not knowledge about necessity and benefits of PHR. We suggest education, and primarily apply PHR based on paper and, then with constitution of hospital site, hospital information system, and electronic health record apply a portal for patient use and finally constitution of complete PHR systems.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2011/04/3 | Accepted: 2014/05/21 | Published: 2014/05/21

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