OpenNotes Project "levels the playing field" between doctors and patients
- Inviting Patients to Read Their Doctors' Notes: A Quasi-experimental Study and a Look Ahead. Delbanco, Tom; Walker, Jan; Bell, Sigall K.; Darer, Jonathan D.; Elmore, Joann G.; Farag, Nadine; Feldman, Henry J.; Mejilla, Roanne; Ngo, Long; Ralston, James D.; Ross, Stephen E.; Trivedi, Neha; Vodicka, Elisabeth; Leveille, Suzanne G. // Annals of Internal Medicine;10/2/2012, Vol. 157 Issue 7, p461
Background: Little information exists about what primary care phy-sicians (PCPs) and patients experience if patients are invited to read their doctors' office notes. Objective: To evaluate the effect on doctors and patients of facilitating patient access to visit notes over secure Internet...
- The Power of Analytics. Lanser May, Ellen // Healthcare Executive;Mar/Apr2014, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p18
The article discusses the help extended by big data in the efforts to improve the quality of healthcare. Topics discussed include use of highly structured data sources at California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) to analyze trends and find better ways to manage and treat patients with heart...
- Mass. officials investigate medwaste in MSW stream. Geiselman, Bruce // Waste News;02/02/98, Vol. 3 Issue 38, p11
No abstract available.
- Beth Israel announces venture with Boston-area practice. // Primary Care Weekly;4/22/96, Vol. 2 Issue 17, p7
Reports that Beth Israel Corp. has announced plans for a joint venture to enhance health care delivery in southeastern Massachusetts. Details of the plans.
- An emergent merger. Vanchieri, Cori // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;05/05/98, Vol. 72 Issue 9, p38
Presents information on the merger of Beth Israel and Deaconess hospitals in Boston, Massachusetts. Why the hospitals were merged; Comments from Jayne Carveli Sheehan, a nurse who heads the emergency room at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Benefits of consolidating the two emergency...
- Linkages. J.G. // AHA News;1/8/96, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p4
Reports that Boston's Beth Hospital and Harvard Medical School formed a venture to create the Harvard Medical School-Beth Israel HealthCare Foundation for Research and Education. Other deals.
- Boston's Beth Israel Hospital. // Working Mother;Oct94, p28
Features Boston, Mass.-based Beth Israel Hospital, a 452-bed teaching hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Policy on flexible work schedules and telecommuting; Pay and benefits; Child-care facilities; Opportunities for promotion of women; Reaction to ongoing industry trend toward...
- What is health information? Wyatt, Jeremy C.; Sullivan, Frank // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/10/2005, Vol. 331 Issue 7516, p566
Discusses health informatics and how information flows in clinical and non-clinical settings. The example of a consultation between a general practitioner, Dr. McKay, and a 58-year-old florist, Ms. Smith, who has a history of renal impairment resulting from childhood pyelonephritis; Scenarios...
- Does a higher frequency of difficult patient encounters lead to lower quality care? An, Perry G.; Manwell, Linda Baier; Williams, Eric S.; Laiteerapong, Neda; Brown, Roger L.; Rabatin, Joseph S.; Schwartz, Mark D.; Lally, P. J.; Linzer, Mark // Journal of Family Practice;Jan2013, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p24
Background â–¶ Difficult patient encounters in the primary care office are frequent and are associated with physician burnout, However, their relationship to patient care outcomes is not known. Objective â–¶ To determine the effect of difficult encounters on patient health outcomes and...