Why Is There a Debate About Who Owns Electronic Medical Records?

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I think the record is potentially very important to both parties and doctors sometimes feel, I created this, I wrote this up maybe I added my notes to it. This is something that I use to guide my work in helping you. That's their prospective, for patients it's kind of like well it's about me, it's my body, it's my health.

I think one of the things that's nice about the electronic age is nobody needs to own it, you can make copies of it as many as you want at virtually no cost. Who owns this copy of it? is the question, but it's more about sort of who have the rights to use it in certain ways, who gets to make the decisions about whom we share it with or how we use it that's kind of the more important question right now, I think.