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Hopkins and MedStar patients can now see medical records on iPhone app

Hopkins and MedStar patients can now see medical records on iPhone app

Patients from Johns Hopkins Medicine and MedStar Health are among those who can now see their medical records in one place on their iPhones because of an upgrade Apple made to its Health app.

Apple announced the upgrade Friday.

The upgrade means iPhone users will no longer have to log on to the websites of several doctors or hospitals to view their medical information. They can also choose to receive notifications when their information is updated. The sensitive data will be encrypted and protected with iPhone passwords.

“Our goal is to help consumers live a better day. We’ve worked closely with the health community to create an experience everyone has wanted for...

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