Hospitals and doctors have your health records -- but should app makers get them too?
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Two weeks ago, the founder of software firm Epic Systems asked some leaders of big health care systems to please get their objections to Washington, D.C., before it’s too late to stop proposed federal rules that promise to open up electronic health record systems.These new rules are about what’s called data blocking. But what the conflict really boils down to is differing notions of security when it comes to patient information.And money too, of course.These rules aren’t getting much attention outside of the health care industry, but you can tell this issue has gotten pretty hot or it would ha...


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