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Letters Control of data in electronic health records

Patients find it easy to select data they don’t want to share

BMJ 2018; 360 doi: (Published 15 February 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;360:k649
  1. Richard Fitton, retired general practitioner
  1. Crowden SK13 1HZ, UK
  1. richard.fitton1{at}

New and colleagues argue that patients must be informed about how their data in electronic health records are to be used and for what purpose.1

We saw that patients found it simple to say which …

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