Opening Up to Patients

May 2013
HealthLeaders Magazine;May2013, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p38
The article discusses the growing popularity of OpenNotes technology which allows patients to view all the notes in their electronic health records (EHR). Results of the test on the technology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Geisinger Health System and Harborview Medical Center are discussed. Some concerns over the use of OpenNotes include child abuse, doctors administering therapy for pain and area of care patients between the ages of 12 and 17. INSET: VA's Patient Portal Reaches 1 Million.


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