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Who owns Healthcare data on Social Media?

The law provides that patients should have access to his or her clinic/ hospital records (EHR or paper based). The controversy starts when patients want total control over their EHR. Social media sharing of health data fuel fears of privacy breaches for all stakeholders. In this age of smartphones and social media, who owns healthcare data? More importantly, who is accountable for health data on social media?