Literary and evidence review on personal health records

Document type
Literature review
Corporate author(s)
2020health (Think tank)
Date of publication
1 September 2012
Health Services
Social welfare
Material type

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This document summarises the 2020health literary evidence review undertaken in May 2012 in preparation for the report Personal health records: putting patients in control?, published September 2012. The literature review summarises the sources and the headline findings of each text.

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