Evaluation of the Personal Health Record Pilot for Medicare Fee-For Service Enrollees from South Carolina. Analysis of Usage Data

08/01/2009

This analysis of the usage data provided quantitative information that contributed to answering the key research questions of the evaluation. This section provides descriptive statistics about variables of interest, and then presents multivariate results for the three study hypotheses.

We provide an overview of the total South Carolina Medicare population, the population targeted for the purposes of this pilot, and the users registering for MyPHRSC as well as those that registered and logged in more than once into the tool. In the following section, we describe the characteristics of the registrants and users.

Figure 1.    Relationship between South Carolina Medicare Beneficiaries, Registrants, and Users in the MyPHRSC Pilot. 

Figure 1. Relationship between South Carolina Medicare Beneficiaries, Registrants, and Users in the MyPHRSC Pilot. 

Figure 1 provides an overall snapshot of the number of South Carolina Medicare beneficiaries who took advantage of the MyPHRSC tool.

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