Medicare launches personal health records for South Carolina residents

Dave Hansen of AMNews reports:

Medicare has started a yearlong pilot project in South Carolina testing online personal health records as a way to enable beneficiaries to get more involved in their care and better manage their conditions.

Patients control their records and decide who has access to them — from doctors to family members. Users need an ID and password. Physicians could add information to the PHR, but patients could remove it.

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