Excerpt: Only one person attends every patient’s GP visit, hospital consultation or physio appointment, and that’s the patient. So it makes sense that “the only person who should be holding all that data is the patient,” says health care entrepreneur Dr. Mohammad Al-Ubaydli.

Freeing patient information from the clutches of discrete health care providers will create more personalized, cheaper and better care, he argues.

Health care’s future: digital, democratic and DIY.