“Electronic health records (EHRs), more than a decade ago, were expected to revolutionize how health information is stored and shared. Yet, even today,36 percent of office-based EHRs don’t permit secure messaging between patients and physicians, and 37 percent do not even allow patients to view their records. Instead, we see such sharing happening outside the traditional health care system, through Apple HealthKit and HUGO, mechanisms for people to carry their records in their pocket, on their phone.”

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