3129.0 Personal Health Records: Overcoming Barriers from Childhood to Adulthood for Persons with Disabilities Part II

Monday, October 27, 2008: 10:30 AM
This session will focus on improving services for children and youth with special health care needs in support of their successful transition to adult systems of care. Understanding challenges associated with moving across systems of care and how personal health records can help to facilitate this process will be shared from multiple perspectives. Issues relating to system infrastructure development, PHR design features, and usability are among the topics that will be discussed within the context of using personal health records as tools to facilitate continuity of care across systems of care. Emerging national and global initiatives are highlighted.
Session Objectives: Heighten understanding of the role of personal health records in facilitating continuity of care across the life span for children and youth with disabilities transitioning to the adult care system. Increase understanding of accessibility barriers relating to the use of personal health records by persons with disabilities Identification of the global Health Information Technology (HIT) movement in the context of developments in the Personal Health Record (PHRs) systems field

11:10 AM
Kerri Morgan - My personal story
Kerri Morgan, MSOT/L

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Organized by: Health Informatics Information Technology
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus