Shared Decision Making

Value to Patient: Exclusively Patient-Controlled Record Access
Value to Provider: Build Trust

Jane, a 35-year-old owner of a specialty bakery, is a one year survivor of breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. She is concerned that her health history will jeopardize her prospects for business loans and investment capital. You suggest that Jane use the free app to maintain her comprehensive clinical summary, sharing it only with you and other trusted health care providers.


Value to Patient: A Hub for Fragmented Health Records
Value to Provider: Prevent Treatment Errors

Bob, a 29-year-old Iraq war veteran and volunteer soccer coach, lost a leg to an IED, experiences unpredictable PTSD flashbacks, and receives rehab and counseling from familiar and unfamiliar VA and non-VA providers. Concerned that his fragmented records will lead to needless treatment errors, you recommend that Bob use the free app to document all providers' drug and lifestyle recommendations.


Value to Patient: Motivation for Achieving Your Personal Best
Value to Provider: Encourage Healthy Lifestyles

Sam, a 68-year-old retired accountant and widower, studies Italian at a local community college in preparation for a "bucket-list" trip to Sardinia. You suggest that Sam use the free app to set goals for better blood pressure, weight and sleep and to motivate compliance with goal-related lifestyle changes.


Value to Patient: A Handy Reference When You Go for Care
Value to Provider: Simplify the Caregiver Workflow

Angel, a 9-year old girl with Type 1 diabetes, has read Roald Dahl's "Matilda" five times. You suggest that her mom use the free app to communicate with Angel's health care providers about progress with medication, diet and exercise instructions and to teach Angel self-care skills.


Value to Patient: Daily Reminders of Providers' Instructions
Value to Provider: Simplify the Patient Workflow

Lisa, a 40-year old graphic designer with multiple sclerosis, has a complex multi-component daily regimen. You suggest that she use the free app for automatic daily reminders to record compliance with regimen components and that her friend Benny use the app to support Lisa when she needs a helping hand.


Value to Patient: Timelines Linking Compliance, Instructions, and Goals
Value to Provider: Simplify the Provider Workflow

Hisako is a 73-year old grandmother of 8 and mahjong enthusiast with high blood pressure and diabetes. You suggest she use the free app to track important test results such as blood pressure readings and hemoglobin A1c levels and to see at a glance with her primary care provider, how blood pressure medications, insulin, diet and exercise impact these measurements over days, weeks and months.


Value to Patient: Data-Driven Decisions with All Your Providers
Value to Provider: Coordinate Care

Julian, a 51-year old civil engineer, has just been diagnosed with prostate cancer and, with his wife Ananda, is consulting with specialists (urologist, radiation oncologist, medical oncologist) about treatment options that fit his preferences. You suggest he use the free app to share standardized information about insurance, emergency contacts, past and present problems, medications, allergies with consultants.


Value to Patient: Peace of Mind about Travel and Emergencies
Value to Provider: Prepare Patients for Emergencies

Paul is a 45-year-old cellist with asthma who travels frequently. After you suggest the free app to him, Paul is hospitalized with an acute kidney stone attack in Sweden. Paul uses the app to share problem, medication, and allergy lists during hospital admission. At discharge, he uses the app to record details of hospital treatment so he can update his regular health care providers back home.


Value to Patient: Visualize Patterns of Instructions, Goals and Test Results Over Time
Value to Provider: Leverage Patient Skills

Gabriela, a 26-year-old lawyer, is depressed after her recent diagnosis of breast cancer. You suggest she use the free app to monitor mood, sleep, and energy goals while taking anti-depressant medication and receiving chemotherapy. She finds that sharing graphic timelines of her compliance with instructions and attainment of goals eases her discussions about progress with her oncologist and her psychologist.


Note: Scenarios in this table illustrate the value of the SmartPHR Health Aware app for typical (but not actual) patients, caregivers and providers coping with complex conditions. This table is not a guarantee of the capabilities or performance of the app. ©2014 Prosocial Applications, Inc. All rights reserved. SmartPHR® Health Aware is a registered trademark of Prosocial Applications. Like No Other App™ Driving Your Own Care™ www.thesmartphr.com info@thesmartphr.com