As the OpenNotes movement continues to grow, a broad variety of journalists, patients and health care professionals are taking note. Even better, they’re sharing the facts, data, opinions and experiences of those sharing medical notes. See what the buzz is all about.
Tom Delbanco, MD, and Catherine DesRoches, DrPH, Co-Founder and Executive Director respectively of OpenNotes, discuss common concerns and best practices when sharing clinical notes with patients.
DirectTrust— a nonprofit devoted to advancing interoperabilty in healthcare—has named OpenNotes as an Interoperability Hero for their work to foster and evaluate the spread and implementation of shared clinical notes (“open notes”), and advance healthcare transparency initiatives in the U.S. and overseas.
Patients having access to their visit notes is a big step in the right direction, but can co-generating notes – OurNotes — go even further in creating better transparency and collaboration between patients and clinicians?
At OpenNotes we study the ethical implications of sharing, or hiding, clinical notes. Our goal is to empower patients and clinicians by exploring how clinicians can optimize note sharing.
In 2016, RedHat Films released a short film, The Open Patient, as a part of their OpenSourceStories series. The film explores what greater transparency could mean for patients and clinicians navigating . . .
OpenNotes and Ciitizen launch online resource to help patients better understand how to access their medical records
OpenNotes, in collaboration with our friends at Ciitizen, partnered to create an online resource in response to a new federal regulation that now requires healthcare providers to give patients access to key parts of their electronic medical records.
Findings suggest new U.S law requiring open notes could help older adults follow care plans, take medications as prescribed and plan for office visits.
How will this module help me successfully adopt OpenNotes? 1) Outlines six steps for increasing transparency by adopting OpenNotes…