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Health care benefits from productive patient engagement, and patient engagement benefits from fully transparent health care. However, patients have long lacked ready access to their health information. Twenty years ago, HIPAA granted virtually all patients the right to review their medical records, but logistical barriers keep most patients from regularly doing so.1–2