I love the fact that my entire health record for 24 years in the Navyis available to my doctor at the VA and Tri-care doctor. It saves time and gives the doctor a great history of my health and also indeph look into medical issues I have. They should be doing this with the entire nation decades ago.
As long as you don’t mind your info being available to everyone else in the Federal government and any reasonably competent hacker.
You should be cautious about what you state. Would you feel so if you thought your records would be available to any employer after your service discharge? How about a 8 dollar per hour clerk keeping records at the hospital?
Once in standard electronic format, what is to prevent a Russian hacker from gaining access to your records and 1/2 of the people who live in your state. In a matter of a few minutes.
Computer security is a VERY SERIOUS PROBLEM.