Achterhoek leading the way with MIJN PGO
All information about your health in one place
Residents of Achterhoek can enter their personal health data keep track in MIJNPGO (Personal Health Environment). This is an app and a website where you can collect your own health data. Multiple healthcare organizations, including Slingeland Hospital and Sensire, are working together to enable the secure sharing of health data. With that are the Achterhoek care organizations are national forerunners.
MIJN PGO is available to everyone. Users can already enter their own health data, such as weight, blood pressure and the number of steps per day. In the coming months, more and more Achterhoek healthcare organizations data from the patient records available. Achterhoekers can then retrieve the data themselves and send MIJNPGO to wish. For people with Parkinson’s disease who care received from Sensire, is specially tailored information compiled within MIJNPGO. They are the first group that is offered additional information within MIJNPGO. Other patient groups will soon such as COPD and heart failure. This keeps expanding further out. MIJNPGO is of course a safe and reliable environment.
From multiple healthcare providers
A PBL is more than a portal that healthcare providers already offer, such as My Slingeland. You choose which data from which care providers you collect in a PBL move. You will also soon be able to share your data easily. Whether you do that and with whom is up to you. So has you all your data in one place. Soon you will find details of your GP, the Slingeland Hospital, and your pharmacy. And in the long run also from the physiotherapist, dietitian, district nurse, and more. Even everything you measure yourself, for example, blood pressure and weight, you can enter. In short, the development of PBLs, including MY PBL, is only at the beginning and will continue in the coming time to take a flight. By making use of MIJNPGO the residents of the Achterhoek receive a complete overview of their health.
Christiaan Roosendaal, neurologist: “MIJN PGO offers patient overview”
“At the moment, MIJNPGO mainly offers added value for the patients themselves. From the moment patients Being able to open MIJNPBL to healthcare providers will also provide added value for doctors,” says neurologist neuro Christian Roosendaal.”
“The Netherlands has more and more people with a chronic illness. It is important that these patients do as much as possible have control over their illness and their lives. That is good for the patient and it helps to improve care in terms of organization and keep costs under control. We also make this movement in patients with Parkinson’s disease.”
People with chronic illness, and especially Parkinson’s patients, usually visit several healthcare providers on a regular basis. “In MIJNPGO, the patient can put together all the information he or she receives from these care providers. That offers an overview. In addition, the patient can calmly say what has been said, for example during a consultation hour proofread. It helps the patient to understand why certain advice has been given. And that’s important to take care of to cope with the disease.”
Diana Melgers, Sensire: “Patient gets more Direction”
Diana Melgers is a specialist Parkinson’s nurse at Sensire. She comes to patients’ homes and maintains contact with the care providers involved. “The great thing is that MIJNPGO is not only purely medical contains data. In Parkinson’s disease, we distinguish eight domains, which together provide a picture of the health and well-being of the patient. The patient can indicate certain scores in this, which is clear gives a picture of the situation and how it is developing. In this way, the patient can indicate how his or her mood is whether he or she has enough time for hobbies, and so on. By regularly completing this list, the patient more insight and therefore more control. And provides healthcare providers with valuable information. Then can, for example, be adjusted sooner by adaptation of the medication.”
Want to know more and also use MYPGO? Go to www.mijnpgo.org for an explanation, download the app and create your own account. Use is free.