Personal Health Records (PHR)

AHIMA’s website,, is a one-stop resource for information on personal health records.  Why are PHR’s important?  There are many reasons why maintaining a PHR is very important.  A PHR can:

  • Be a very effective tool for communicating your health care history with a variety of providers
  • Eliminate duplicate or unnessary tests
  • Provide information to health care providers while you are traveling
  • Keep track of vaccinations and medication changes.

To find out more about AHIMA’s “It’s HI Time” myPHR campaign and to find out how you can start your own PHR visit