The holy grail for medical records

It’s just a matter of days before a U.S. health care milestone.

That’s the Oct. 6 deadline the Health and Human Services Department set for providers to ensure medical records follow patients from provider to provider.

The rule bars providers from hoarding records and aims to make it easy to switch doctors and help specialists get up to speed on their patients’ conditions.

In some corners of the Twitterverse, that’s cause for celebration.