There are dozens of personal health record websites and apps to choose from. Here are some to consider.
Personal health record websites
Microsoft Health Vault An online personal record site that can be integrated with other websites and personal health devices, including health trackers such as a Fitbit or a blood pressure monitor. Stored health records can be shared with others, including doctors.
MyMediConnect Besides storing personal health records, the website enables users to schedule medication reminders, track health measures, weight loss, and fitness goals, and set up a health savings account.
NoMoreClipboard A free site that allows users to compile and keep personal health records for up to 10 family members and send documents to the doctor’s office. The site has several levels of paid memberships that include various add-ons, such as the ability to include a living will and lab reports. For $60 a year for an individual or $120 for a family the site will allow users to fill out doctor’s office health forms and deliver them before an appointment.
Health record apps
Allows users to share medical records with their doctor and add notes directly in the medical records. Currently only available for iPhone and
iBlueButton The app allows users to securely access and exchange electronic health records — including X-ray images, discharge summaries, and lab results — with health care providers who have access to the iBlueButton Professional application. iBlueButton is available for patients with Medicare, Tricare, or Aetna insurance plans.