The internet is rapidly revolutionizing healthcare. It contributes to the development of new ways of health promotion, disease prevention and the treatment of medical problems. Patient access to the hospitals Electronic Health Record (EHR) is seen as an important step towards patient empowerment, one of the main focal points in modern day healthcare redesign.
This thesis descibes the research into the expectations, use and effects of a Personal health Record (PHR) for IVF patients at the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center in the Netherlands.
Tuil WS. IVF and Internet - Evaluation of an Interactive Personal Health Record for IVF Patients [Internet]. 2008 Nov 12;Available from: http://www.scribd.com/doc/7760066/IVF-and-Internet