TOPICS FOR RESEARCH ABOUT THE PERSONAL HEALTH RECORD (PHR): "PHR BUSINESS CASE FOR PATIENT, PROVIDER, PAYER, PURCHASER, AND INTERMEDIARIES
Because a PHR involves any and potentially all information related to an individual, the participants in a PHR will include not only the patient, but, in some circumstances, also the provider, the payer, and any intermediaries among these entities. In those instances where the PHRis totally patient-controlled, the patient will determine which other users may access the PHR.
The next step is to consider what the business case is for each user or entity. What is the business case for its involvement in the PHR ?"