In 2009, Kevin Leonard, PhD, opened the jam-packed One Patient, One Record symposium he staged in Toronto by saying he yearns for the day when the 19 specialists who treat his Crohn’s disease can consolidate their silos of separate data on him into a single electronic health record – one he can call his own.

While we are not quite there yet, it is amazing what can be accomplished when patients actively champion their own health and build their own records – albeit with expert help.

Read the article at Canadian Healthcare Technology.