OpenNotes Project "levels the playing field" between doctors and patients

Vogel, Lauren
October 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/5/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 14, p1497
Academic Journal
The article offers an overview of the OpenNotes Project among doctors and patients. It refers to a test that was conducted to measure the efficacy of doctor's notes in improving the quality of primary care among 25,000 patients from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts, a rural hospital in Pennsylvania, and another hospital in Washington, District of Columbia. The project was intended to improve and encourage transparent communication between doctors and patients.


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