Background As indicated by McKinsey report (2011), health care has lagged behind other industries in developing big data partially due to the difficulty in integrating health-related datasets. The National Health Insurance plan was launched in 1995 and covered almost all citizen in Taiwan. The National Health Insurance Administration, the single government payer, initiated My Health Bank program in 2014. The program is similar to Blue Button in US Medicare, in which each citizen can download personal medical claims data to personal computer.
Methods We developed ViMyHB smart phone app. Vi means visualisation and vitalization the content of My Health Bank. We will push customised personal relevant messages and reminds through ViMyHB app. If the users of ViMyHB app are satisfied with the information we provided, we will urge the user of to further provide other personal health related data to us, such as vital signs from wearable device or activities record in smart phone. We will value-added analyses these data and provide better information for better health promotion. In the third stage, we will develop some applications for injury prevention.
- Smart phone
- big data
- personal health record
- customised information
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