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Mary Jo Deering | December 27, 2013
Providers base their care decisions on a wide variety of patient information, such as patient and family history, vital signs, reports of symptoms or response to treatment. This information traditionally is created in a visit to a provider or laboratory, but there are increasing examples of information being created by the individual or caregiver outside the clinical setting and reported to the provider. This information is known as patient-generated health-information (PGHI) or patient-generated health data (PGHD).Read Full Post.