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New Article on Technology Blog Showcases Role of PHRs in Disaster Management

Tech blog recently published an article highlighting how health IT services such as PHR’s (personal health records) are improving medical outcomes during disater management operations by providing timely access to updated medical and health information on a patient-by-patient basis.


New York, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 11/08/2012 -- A new article by technology blog showcases how online PHR (personal health record) services, mobile medicine (medical records and prescriptions by SMS or email) and other health information technology solutions help improve medical outcomes during disaster management by providing timely access to vital medical data on a patient-by-patient basis.

Medical histories and health information including prior treatment records, allergy information, drug prescription history, blood work information, and physical data can be obtained from a digital PHR by SMS or via a mobile device within minutes, greatly contributing to the delivery of appropriate and effective treatments for each affected patient. is a dedicated tech blog powered by tech writers with expertise across various tech fields and disciplines including telecom, Internet, mobile & cellular, health IT, e-commerce, and more. By presenting up-to-date information on today’s leading technology and providing valuable and key insights into what the future may hold, provides its readership with a view into their world like they’ve never had before, as well as a way to track and anticipate the changes our world faces in a digital age.

“A principal aspect of any disaster management program is catering to medical emergencies that arise as a result of the disater. In such situations, there is usually no organized system and care givers have to rely on their training and intuition to save lives. With digital PHR’s that can be accessed even from mobiles or by SMS, it is possible to gain valuable insight into the health and medical records of each patient, thereby greatly improving treatment outcomes,” says a spokesperson.

For more information on how converging health IT technologies including digital PHR’s and e-medicine platforms are improving public access to healthcare during disasters and emergencies, please visit

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