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Health Records on Your iPhone

Apple has announced that customers with an iOS 11.3 beta iPhone will now have the capability to access their medical records using Apple’s Health app.  In the beta stage of its design, Apple is contracting with health organizations to make the required data available for dissemination.  Cerner, Epic and athenahealth are currently participating in addition to 12 major health organizations.  Participation is the key to the apps usefulness.

The app will collect patient information from disparate medical sources and store it for future reference.  When new data is collected, the iPhone customer will be notified.  Types of information to be collected include:  allergies, immunizations, lab results, medications, conditions, procedures and vital statistics.

Read more from the Apple Newsroom.

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