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A 32-year-old male asked:

Are personal health records services or products regulated by accredited organization or gov?

3 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Some laws govern: In recent years, the government has passed laws that set rules for protecting personal health information. I'm sure the laws apply to people and businesses that handle personal health information, regardless of whether or not a person or business is labeled a "personal health records service".
Dr. Gutti Rao
Hospital-based practice 46 years experience
No: No regulations by any govt organization that i know of as regards to personal health records.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Diaries: A health record is a documentation of events during a health related encounter.It may include written documentation, lab, x-rays or reports pictures, etc. They are the property of the creating doctor or health entity.State & federal laws define when and how you may obtain copies or narratives of what is in a record created about you.The laws also defines the procedures you must follow for access.

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