Articles by the OpenNotes Team:


Patients, Care Partners, and Shared Access to the Patient Portal: Online Practices at an Integrated Health System

JAMIA, March 29th, 2016 [Epub ahead of print]

Patients Learning to Read their Doctors’ Notes: the Importance of Reminders

JAMIA, February 11, 2016 [Epub ahead of print]

Engaging Patients through Open Notes: an Evaluation Using Mixed Methods

BMJ, January 29, 2016  [Epub ahead of print]

Do Patients Who Access Clinical Information on Patient Internet Portals Have More Primary Care Visits?

Medical Care, 2016;54(1):17-23

Opening Residents’ Notes to Patients: A Two-Institution Qualitative Study of Resident and Faculty Physician Attitudes on Open Notes Implementation in Graduate Medical Education

Academic Med, November 18, 2015 [Epub ahead of print]

Sharing Physician Notes Through an Electronic Portal is Associated With Improved Medication Adherence: Quasi-Experimental Study 

J Med Internet Res 2015;17(10):e226

Connecting Patients and Clinicians: The Anticipated Effects of Open Notes on Patient Safety and Quality of Care

The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety 2015;41(8):378-84.

Open Visit Notes: A Patient’s Perspective and Expanding National Experience

Journal of Oncology Practice. May 26, 2015 [Epub ahead of print]

US Experience With Doctors and Patients Sharing Clinical Notes

BMJ. February 10, 2015;350:g7785

Patients Who Share Transparent Visit Notes With Others: Characteristics, Risks, and Benefits

J Med Internet Res. November 12, 2014 16(11):e247

Patient Access to Online Visit Notes: Perceptions of Doctors and Patients at an Urban HIV/AIDS Clinic.

J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. April 11, 2014 [Epub ahead of print]

Let’s Show Patients Their Mental Health Records

JAMA. April 1, 2014 311(13):1291-1292

The Road toward Fully Transparent Medical Records

N Engl J Med.  January 2, 2014 370: 6-8.

Online Access to Doctors’ Notes: Patient Concerns About Privacy

J Med Internet Res. September 26, 2013  15(9):e208

OpenNotes: Hospitalists’ Challenges and Opportunities 

J Hosp Med.  July 2013 8(7): 414-417.

Inviting Patients to Read Their Doctors’ Notes: A Quasi-experimental Study and a Look Ahead

Ann Intern Med. October 2, 2012 157(7):461-470

Interval Examination: Moving Toward Open Notes

J Gen Intern Med.July 2013 28(7):965-969

The Urban Underserved: Attitudes Towards Gaining Full Access to Electronic Medical Records.

Health Expect. June 28, 2012 [Epub ahead of print]

Evaluating the Impact of Patients’ Online Access to Doctors’ Visit Notes: Designing and Executing the OpenNotes Project

BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. Apr 13, 2012 12(32)

Benefits from Destroying the Black Box (or Are We Opening Pandora’s Box?)

SGIM FORUM. February 2, 2012 35(2)

Inviting Patients to Read Their Doctors’ Notes: Patients and Doctors Look Ahead.

Ann Intern Med. December 20, 2011 155:811-819

OpenNotes: Doctors and Patients Signing On.

Ann Intern Med. July 20, 2010 153:121-125

Articles addressing OpenNotes:

Patient Access to Electronic Health Records During Hospitalization

JAMA. March 9th, 2015. [Epub ahead of print]  

VA OpenNotes: exploring the experiences of early patient adopters with access to clinical notes

J Am Med Inform Assoc. October 28, 2014 [Epub ahead of print]

The “Open Letter”: Radiologists’ Reports in the Era of Patient Web Portals

JACR. September 2014 11(9):863-867

Blue Button use by patients to access and share health record information using the Department of Veterans Affairs’ online patient portal

J Am Med Inform Assoc. April 16,2014 310(18):1939-1940

Consumers Gaining Ground in Health Care

JAMA. November 13, 2013 310(18):1939-1940

Patient Experiences With Full Electronic Access to Health Records and Clinical Notes Through the My HealtheVet Personal Health Record Pilot: Qualitative Study

J Med Internet Res. March 27, 2013 15(3):e65