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.
Webinar Recording & Resources – Getting It Write: What To Do Now That Patients In England Can Read Their GP Notes
While open notes have been the “law of the land” in the United States for more than a year, in England, adult patients accessing care through the National Health Service (NHS) will for the first time have access to their primary care record online starting Nov. 1, 2022. In this webinar, we will discuss what this development means for patients and GP staff in England.
Care partners are a critical, though informal, part of the healthcare system but are often not well supported by formal structures. OurNotes for Care Partners aims to identify care partners, assess their needs, and offer practical resources to alleviate stress and offer support through the Caregiver Intensity Index.
This work is in and of itself important. But we’re excited also by the transparent, collaborative partnership that Lewis formed with traditional/academic investigators. It offers a glimpse into the future evolution of important healthcare scholarship. Both the leadership and design principles behind the CREATE Trial signal a remarkable change in the culture of research.
OpenNotes is working on patient portal based solutions to help care partners & older adults get the information they need. We’re excited to invite other collaborators to join us in this effort.
Coalition for Care Partners: New initiative to support care partners through health information technology
An interdisciplinary group of colleagues and affiliate organizations are launching the Coalition for Care Partners: Connecting Care Partners to the Care Team Through Health Information Technology, a new effort to build knowledge and tools directed at strengthening health system capacity to systematically identify, engage, and support care partners in care delivery.
Research team to study audio recordings as way of sharing medical visit information with older adults
Funded by PCORI, The CHRONICLE Trial will study audio recordings as method of sharing clinic visit information with older adults. The study is in partnership with OpenRecordings and OpenNotes.
Starting on October 6, 2022, the definition of electronic health information (EHI) in the 21st Century Cures Act expanded beyond the United States Core Data for Interoperability (USCDI) Version 1 to all electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI) that a patient has the right to access under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Read…
We stand with our partners in healthcare in condemning the Dobbs decision to deny people the basic human right to make choices about their own care.