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Technology All US veterans can now use an iPhone to access their health records

17:26  06 november  2019
17:26  06 november  2019 Source:   engadget.com

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Using Health Records on iPhone , veterans can view all medications, immunizations, lab results, allergies The Health app continually updates these records giving VA patients access to a single Health Records are continually updated to provide veterans access to a single, integrated snapshot

Health records access via Apple’s Health app has been available to iPhone users since the beginning of 2018. Access to personal health records has been a sore spot for many patients, with some systems requiring them to have to ask permission for their own information to share with other

Apple is widening American veterans' access to health records from their iPhones. In the wake of a test this summer, any veteran receiving care through the Veterans Health Administration can use Apple's Health app on iOS to pull up their medical data. You can check lab results, medications and other data in one place without having to get printed copies or otherwise walk through an elaborate process. This includes care across multiple providers, whether it's Johns Hopkins or UC San Diego.

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As usual, all data is both encrypted as well as inaccessible without your device's passcode or biometric access like Face ID or Touch ID.

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Health records access via Apple’s Health app has been available to iPhone users since the beginning of 2018. However, the ability to access that data has Apple has teamed up with Veteran Affairs (VA) to allow those who’ve served our country to now access their health records via iPhone .

Veterans with iPhones can now view their Department of Veterans Affairs medical records through their “ Veterans deserve access to their health data at any time and in one place For the time being, veterans who use Android devices cannot access their VA medical records via their phones

The Veterans Affairs team-up comes over a year and a half after Apple first introduced its Health Records feature. However, it's only really been available through those medical networks and hospitals partnering with Apple. This expands access to the 9 million-plus veterans enrolled in VA's health care program. Only some will have iPhones, but this still makes medical info considerably more accessible than it has been in the past.

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Apple just released iOS 13.3 beta 3 and iPadOS beta 3 on iPhone and iPad .
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