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MyMedicalRecords to Debut new PHR Smartphone and Tablet Apps at HIMSS 2012

MMRGlobal, the company behind MyMedicalRecords.com, announced today that it plans to debut new smartphone and tablet applications at the 2012 HIMSS conference in Las Vegas February 20-24.

The new apps being showcased are its MyMedicalRecords Personal Health Record (PHR) and Emergency View Portal applications, which both work across smartphones and tablets running Android.  Last week we covered the launch of the MyMedicalRecords prepaid PHR card that was introduced at the Consumer Electronics Show, which features what the company calls a “Lifeline telephone number.”   In the case of the prepaid PHR service, these Lifeline numbers are used to allow one’s physicians to send in health records and other information which are then centralized in a single PHR.

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Group Health Debuts New mHealth App To Communicate Securely With Your Physician

Seattle-based non-profit healthcare organization, Group Health, has debuted a new feature-packed smartphone app for its members centered around the ability to securely communicate with physicians and nurses.

Group Health, an organization that’s been around a while and actually pioneered the use of Web-based medical records and the ability to securely email a physician more than 9 years go, has always been known for innovating in the area of patient care.  While the organization’s new app encompasses much of the same functionality found in other mHealth apps these days, it still goes above and beyond the average medical smartphone app.

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