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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OpenEMR/Plus is an enhanced version of OpenEMR, an open source electronic medical record software. Williams Medical Technologies, Inc. (WMT) has radically changed and enhanced the core software over the past 5 years to create a system that not only competes with other EMR software, but surpasses it in every manner. OpenEMR/Plus is a hybrid software solution, which harvests the cost effectiveness and flexibility of an open source project combined with state of the art workflow and functionality.


The TRICARE Online personal health record (PHR) portal provides secure access to online features for DoD beneficiaries receiving care through a Military Treatment Facility (MTF). TRICARE Online allows you to: Read More »

Why Should Consumers Care About 'Open Health' Software Solutions

Health care provider organizations and computer specialists have begun to understand the benefits of using 'open' health IT solutions. However, most consumers still have no clue why this should be of any concern to them. Here are some key points that need to be communicated to health care consumers: Read More »

Will PHIEs Lead the Consumer Medical Record Revolution and Bridge the Gap Between Personal Health Records and EHRs?

It has only been about two generations since traveling medicine shows were common forums for medical information. Phony research and medical claims were used to back up the sale of all kinds of dubious medicines. Potential patients had no real method to determine what was true or false, let alone know what their real medical issues were. Healthcare has come a long way since those times, but similar to the lack of knowing the compositions of past medical concoctions and what ailed them, today’s digital age patients still don’t know what is in their medical records. They need transparency, not secret hospital –vendor contracts and data blocking, like the practices being questioned by the New York Times. One patient, Regina Holliday resorts to using art to bring awareness to the lack of patient’s access to their own medical records.

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