OpenNotes Opens Door to Expanded Partnerships: New Lab Works Toward Clinician, Patient-Centered Healthcare AI
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OpenNotes is an international movement advocating for greater transparency in healthcare. Through research, innovation, and education, we identify and disseminate best practices for sharing medical information with patients and their care partners.
What is an open note?
When a doctor or other healthcare professional shares their documentation with a patient, it becomes an “open note.” Notes are the story of a person’s health care, and connects other elements in the medical record.
The work has begun. Here’s where we need to go.
The new federal rule mandating open notes is a leap forward, and we’re riding that wave. But sharing notes with patients is just a start. The next level involves many more people utilizing those notes to bring greater transparency, collaboration, and safety to healthcare. That’s where we’re headed.
Here are some ways we’re getting there: