Alisa Miller at Nursing Online Education Database has an article on how to start taking control of your health records. "Taking control" in this case means storing, updating and sharing them in a way that is convenient for you.
The article is chock-full of useful links on the following subjects:
-what are the options for electronic health records, how they work and how you can use them
-which resources for medical record storage are available for free
-which resources for medical record storage are available, but charge money
-which services are available for people with specialized illnesses or needs
-which services are available for health care professionals
Checking the article out and browsing the links would be very helpful for anyone interested in learning more about these topics. Getting and reading your own medical records is a key step in making sure you receive high quality medical care.