Personal Health Information Management (PHIM): Insights from Professional Organizers as Third-party Observers

Des Moines, IA US
May 4, 2018



There is no cost to attend and registration is not required.


Target Audience

Des Moines University faculty, staff, and students.


  • Describe the challenges experienced by health consumers in managing their personal health information (PHI) as reported by professional organizers who assist them.
  • Recognize how the health information environment, and individuals' health situation and social support system converge to effect consumer-patients' ability to manage their PHI from the perspectives of organizers.
  • Judge how the communication and information practices of providers and insurers effect patients' ability to manage their PHI and their health.


Deborah Seale
Assistant Professor, Master of Public Health Program, Department of Public Health, Des Moines University

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/04/2018 - 12:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
05/04/2018 - 1:00pm CDT
Des Moines University
3200 Grand Avenue
SEC #115
Des Moines, IA 50312
United States
+1 (515) 271-1445

Des Moines University is located on a 22-acre campus in the heart of Des Moines, Iowa. Just west of downtown on Grand Avenue, the University is located in one of Des Moines’ most prestigious neighborhoods. The campus is in a historic neighborhood filled with tree-lined streets and gracious older homes and businesses. Its central location makes it easy to access the rest of the city and outlying communities. The campus is close to the Des Moines International Airport, located on the bus line and just blocks from local shopping and downtown Des Moines.



Available Credit

  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)


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