Alberta Health and Alberta Health Services will launch the first phase of the Personal Health Record (PHR) on MyHealth.Alberta.ca by the end of January 2017. The PHR offers a secure online space where Albertans can enter and manage their own health information. The content can be shared with health care teams through printed summaries or personal device displays.
The first phase of the initiative focuses on information gathered from and managed by individuals. There are tools for recording health measurements, documenting health histories, and setting health and wellness goals. Other tools allow capture of health data from medical devices and smartphones connected to Windows-compatible computers. The only information captured from the Alberta Netcare EHR will be dispensed medications. Future phases will bring selected laboratory test results, transcribed reports and immunization records into the PHP.
PHR Access: myhealth.alberta.ca/myaccount
CBC News article: news.ahs-cis.ca/php-cbc