Why My Personal Health Manager
Simply, because we believe that
"health, which is a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, is a fundamental human right and that the attainment of the highest possible level of health is a most important world wide social goal whose realization requires the action of many other social and economic sectors in addition to the health sector. "
Use My Personal Health & Medical Records section to create and uptodate relvant record of your health state, medical conditions, treatments and related activity.
The “Contract” provides clearly articulated expectations for you and your personal health team along your “journey to optimal well-being”.
My Health Ecosystem provides information about specific assets and related aspects of your physical and social environment.
1. Prepare for Contact
2. During Contact
3. After Contact
Get the most from contact with healthcare providers
Prepare for Healthcare Contact helps you achieve the best outcome for your contact with a healthcare provider and other members of your Personal Health Network. This step-by-step guide prompt you to prepare for visits, get the most from the actual time spent and achieve the best follow up.
Mr. G and family
How I use My Personal Health Manager
Challenge: Ms. S is generally in good health. She has a number of health care providers and is actively involved in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. She has been to a number of health care providers and has not gotten records of important health information about her health-promoting and prevention activity.
Solution: Ms. S. maintains and updates her medical records with relevant information the helps her monitor her wellness. She keeps an archive of medical records.
Getting the most from my physician contact
In preparation for seeing his physician, Mr. G’s family completes a Health Risk Assessment and reviews the personalized recommendations for early detection, immunization, and prophylaxis. They establish goals for the visit and share ahead of the visit with family and relevant providers.
Mr. G’s son completes and prints out the Physician Visit Form which includes up to date information about Mr. G’s functioning, the medications he takes and a detailed record of treatments that he has gotten from other physicians. With all this information in place, Mr. G's family becomes a partner in the health care visit. They are able to discuss his treatment options and he receives the recommended screening and preventative services best suited for him.
Using my "Salutogenesis" action plan
Mr. A utilizes the Optimal Living section to create his plan for Optimal Living. He learns about achieving Optimal Health through access to Salutogenesis: the process of health creation. He completes an assessment of his strengths, lifestyle questionnaires and risk and disease inventories that provide a comprehensive view of his health. Mr. A reviews his Health Ecosystem and he can develop his own plan for optimal living. He has access to information about local resources that can help him. Mr. A tracks his progress using the personalized logs.