This IT technology is designed to help First Nations patient's keep secure, private, confidential and updated control of all their personal health information. This will be accomplished, with the use of powerful medical IT tools;; the IHS eCard and the IHS Portal Medical Repository. The IHS Portal Medical Repository, will have automated capabilities, that will include synchronize with the EMR (electronic medical records) portal for physician use and a portal specifically for patient use. The IHS eCard is a portable health card sized electronic medical record (EMR) devise, that will automatically sync or interface with the IHS Portal Medical Repository;; whereby, keeping the patient with constant secure access to their private medical files.
The IHS eCard will also provide, the individual patient (or user), various sections to access current health information including:
All of the noted vital health information above can be charted and graphed in chronological time, for client/patient awareness and education on their current health status for diagnostic and treatment purposes.