Patient Portal IHS Personal Health Record Overview
The Indian Health Service Personal Health Record (PHR) can help patients access their health information. Patients can track medications, lab results, contact their health care provider and much more – all from the privacy of their personal computer or mobile device. Any patient within the IHS can register to use the PHR and have access to their health information. This session will provide an overview of the PHR and its features.
CAPT Amy Rubin, PharmD, MMI Clinical Informatics Coordinator Oklahoma City Area Office. CAPT Amy Rubin began her career with the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps and the Indian Health Service in 1999 as a pharmacist with the Clinton Service Unit. She obtained her Pharmacy Doctor degree in 2003. She served in various pharmacy roles for 10 years within the Clinton Service Unit. She began the transition into an informatics role when the service unit started to implement the RPMS Electronic Health Record. She was the project lead for this initiative which resulted in successful implementation at three facilities. CAPT Rubin started as the Area Clinical Application Coordinator for Oklahoma City Area in 2009 and still serves in this position. In 2011, she was awarded her Masters in Medical Informatics. She also performs duties for her area as the Meaningful Use Coordinator.
Jennifer Farris, MHSA, MJIL, RHIA, CHPS. Ms. Farris has held various positions within the Oklahoma City Area Office and Nashville Area Office, as well as in the field. She serves as the HIM Consultant, Privacy Officer and FOIA Coordinator for the Oklahoma City area. Ms. Farris’ qualifications include B.S.’s in Marketing, Business Administration and Health Information Management, along with a Masters in Health Service Administration. She has recently completed a Master of Jurisprudence in Indian Law. Additionally, she is a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) and is Certified in Healthcare Privacy and Security (CHPS) through American Health Information Management Association. Previous assignments include: Contract Specialist, Management Analyst, and (A) CEO. Ms. Farris is from the Otoe-Missouria, Creek and Cherokee tribes