Paperless patients

Daniel Lee writes in the Indianapolis Star:

A patient walks into a doctor’s office for the first time and immediately is handed a clipboard holding a form asking for all sorts of information on that person’s health status and medical history., a Fort Wayne medical technology startup, hopes to tap into consumers’ frustration with all that medical paperwork to become a player in the fragmented and competitive market of personal health records.

The company provides a secure Web site,, for consumers to create and update personal health records for themselves or family members such as dependent children or aging parents. That information then can be faxed or sent electronically to physician offices and hospitals.


The personal health record is something patients create and control, according to Doug Horner, co-founder and chief technology officer of

“What you maintain in your record in is your version.”

Consumers can create a free record at that includes emergency contacts, information about allergies, medications they’re taking, past illness and accident history.


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From’s site, their Privacy Policy:

Few aspects of your life are as sensitive as your personal health information. Rest assured that is a totally secure “vault” for your family’s medical history. Your record is protected with your personal username and password, and is not accessible to anyone without your knowledge.

Our site uses the same type of Secure Socket Layer (SSL) account security used by major retailers and financial institutions. site security is approved by VerisignTM, the dominant certificate authority on the World Wide Web. The only users who will have access to your record are you and the physicians with whom you choose to share your information. will never share any of your personal information without your expressed permission.


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When there are changes to our privacy policies, will notify its members by posting a notice on the Web site.

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