Personal Health Records (PHR)

Personal health record (PHR) systems are used by individuals to maintain their own comprehensive, life long health and wellness records. The PHR often may include data extracted from the EHR systems of multiple health care providers and/or organizations.

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AARP Health Record

AARP Health Record is a safe, convenient place for managing your family’s important health information. AARP Health Record is free to AARP members. AARP uses Microsoft HealthVault personal health record (PHR) solution to store data, so first-time users also will need to open a free HealthVault account.


The official web site used by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) to share their information, knowledge, and guidance about Personal Health Record (PHR) systems with the public in order to help them better understand and manage their personal health and well being.


CQM Aligned Population Health Reporting (CAliPHR) is an open source tool that is designed to calculate electronic clinical quality measures eCQMs at a provider, practice, payment arrangement, and community level to support incentive and value-based payment programs. CAliPHR can calculate eCQMs from imported clinical summary documents in the QRDA Cat I or C-CDA format.

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CHCF Report: Consumers & Health Information Technology

According to a report produced by the California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF) based on a national survey in 2010, Americans tend to pay more attention and become more engaged in their own health and medical care when they have easy, online access to their health information. While the survey showed only 7% of adults currently use a personal health record (PHR) system, the numbers are growing. Read More »

Google Health

Google Health is a free, online personal health record (PHR) system offered by Google for your own use that allows you to enter, organize, store, track, monitor, and act on your health information as needed. [Google recently announced that they would be phasing out this product in 2012.]


HealtheMe is an open-source, customizable health and wellness management system developed and supported by KRM Associates Inc. While it may be integrated with an Electronic Health Record  (EHR), and supports the contribution of personal health information, its main application is as a care coordination tool. As a standards-based solution, it can be adapted easily into any number of use cases and expanded to support specific care plans and scenarios.

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Humetrix’s ONC multi-award winning iBlueButton mobile application delivers a common-sense approach for data sharing, with the consumer /patient/ citizen accessing, storing, and sharing as they need, and as they want their own health records with the use of their own mobile devices. With iBlueButton, personal health records and other sensitive personal health information are only placed in the hands of the iBlueButton app user who pulls their own data directly from Medicare, the VA or the DoD health system into their own smartphone or tablet.

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Indivo is an evolving open source PHR system originally developed for use in Children's Hospital in Boston. It enables an individual to own and manage a complete, secure, digital copy of her health and wellness information.

KRM Associates

KRM Associates, Inc. is a small, independent woman-owned company providing assistance clients in the application of Information Technology (IT) technologies and capabilities through strategic management, technology assessment, and project management.  KRM specializes in Healthcare Information Technology (HIT), security assessments, help-desk environments, risk analysis, technical systems' design and development, certification and accreditation support, and implementation and support services. Read More »


MiCare is the official Personal Health Record (PHR) wweb site of the Air Force Medical Service (AFMS). The goal of MiCare is to improve the quality of healthcare that patients receive and provide a mechanism for patients to have better access to their own health information at whatever time is most convenient to them. Read More »

MS HealthVault

MS HealthVault is a free, online personal health record (PHR) system offered by Microsoft for your use that also connects with a wealth of online health information and tools to help you manage your family's health. Read More »

My Family Health Portrait

My Family Health Portrait - This public domain web-based tool distributed by the U.S. Surgeon General's office helps users organize family history information, save it to their personal computer,  and then print it out for presentation to their family doctor.

My HealtheVet

My HealtheVet is the VA's Personal Health Record. It was designed for Veterans, active duty Servicemembers, their dependents and caregivers. My HealtheVet helps you partner with your health care team. It provides you opportunities and tools to make informed decisions. Read More »

My HealtheVet Personal Health Record (PHR) for Military & Veterans' use

Editor | Military.Com | July 26, 2012

My HealtheVet (MHV) is the gateway to veteran health benefits and services. It provides access to trusted health information, links to Federal and VA benefits and resources, the Personal Health Journal, and now online VA prescription refill. In the future, MHV registrants will be able to view appointments, copay balances, and key portions of their VA medical records online, and much more! My HealtheVet is a powerful tool to help you better understand and manage your health. Read More »


MyOSCAR is an online, personal healthcare management tool originally launched in 2007. The MyOSCAR personal health record (PHR) facilitates sharing of patient information from the Open Source Clinical Applications & Resources (OSCAR) system. OSCAR is an 'open source' electronic health record (EHR) system developed in Canada. Read More »