Better help at home
The Victoria Order of Nurses (VON) is Canada's largest, national, not-for-profit home and community care organisation. IBM will provide VON with new business processes and clinical technologies, including mobile wireless hand-held devices. The system will help hundreds of home healthcare providers:
Data in the hands of the individual
For more than a decade Google has been a worldwide healthcare information resource. The partnership even lets users import records and prescription histories from hospitals, labs and pharmacies.
What is a PHR and what is an EHR
The personal health record (PHR) is an electronic, universally available, lifelong resource of health information used by individuals to make health decisions.
An electronic health record (EHR) refers to an individual's medical record in digital format. Electronic health record systems coordinate the storage and retrieval of individual records.