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Give Your PHR a Workout
Monday, January 30, 2012 | Leah Grebner
                Give Uour PHR a Workout

 Happy new year!  You’ve made your resolutions, decided to lose weight or pursue a healthier lifestyle, and started going to the gym.  Have you ever stopped to think about what might happen if you were to collapse and become unresponsive during your workout at the gym?  Who would be able to provide emergency responders critical information about your health history and medications? 

 If you carry a PHR in your purse or gym bag, others might not know which locker your personal belongings are, so it would be useless in this situation.  Consider asking your gym about setting up a system for members to maintain personal health records, which may be accessed in case of emergency. 


About This Blog

Welcome to the Athletes’ PHR blog. This communication forum will provide you with a connection to health information management professionals for information and new ideas to better manage your personal healthcare. As the blog grows, you will be able to connect with other athletes to share experiences and exchange ideas about best practices for managing your health and personal health information to help you reach your peak performance.

Blog Contributors

Marsha Dolan, Valerie Watzlaf, Cindy Boester, Heidi Shaffer, Julie Wolter, Margaret Hennings, Colleen Goethals, Vera Rulon, Leah Grebner, Robert Caban, Mynilma Olivera-Vazquez, Amanda Bushey, Margie Kelly, Donna DuLong, Sarah Dietze, Valisha McFarlane, Maria Kovell, Ted Eytan, Leann Reynolds, Laura Heuer, Kristin Stewart, Derek Allen, Chris Matthies, Margo Corbett, Craig Newmark, Sarah Buelterman, Skyler Tanner, Aniruddha Malpani, Joan Malling, Marilyn McFarlane, Megan Rooney, Patrick Rhone, Dr. Carrie Nelson, Maria Bouselli, Erin Jordan


PHRs do more than manage medication. Stay up to date with information that can help you communicate with your doctor and stay out of the hospital.

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