Parents or people providing care for elderly parents will have a new way to carry personal health records and provide them to physicians. Blue Cross of Northeast Pennsylvania is providing an application for cell phones to it’s insured. The first wave of patients have been given access to it and it allows them to add their own information. The next phase will attach directly to their records at Blue Cross. This would enable adult children caring for parents to have the medical records available instantaneously for doctors to help with allergic reactions to medication, history, results of lab tests, etc.
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