Sharing Your Digital Health Data: New Rules Ease Access

Consumers might be able to organize all their health visit and insurer data on their smartphones, but will face privacy questions
Why Big Tech Wants Access to Your Medical Records

Tech giants like Amazon and Apple are expanding their businesses to include electronic health records — which contain data on diagnoses, prescriptions and other medical information. That’s creating both opportunities and spurring privacy concerns. Here’s what to know. Photo Composite: Heather Seidel/ The Wall Street Journal

Sharing your personal health data with apps, doctors and hospitals will get easier under new federal rules, announced Monday, that are likely to sharpen a debate over patient privacy.