Health records help to maintain the details about the medical history of patients. It helps doctors to keep track of the treatments that are given to the patients. It is also helpful when patient shifts from one doctor to another. In the modern era the medical records have been shifted from paper based record to electronic records since they are much more safe and easy to access.
Personal Health Record is easier to collect, track and share past and current information about your health or the health of someone in your care. Sometimes this information can save you the money and inconvenience of repeating routine medical tests. Even when routine procedures do need to be repeated, individual’s Personal Health Record can give medical care providers more insight into their personal health story.