In a recent multisite survey of more than 8,000 patients who accessed their test results via an online patient portal account, researchers found that users overwhelmingly supported receiving the results immediately, even if their provider had not yet reviewed them.
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.
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.
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.
This project implements a demonstration in three health systems to increase the uptake and use of shared electronic health record access by family caregivers of older adults, evaluate its effects, and disseminate best practices to promote national adoption.
What is the OpenNotes Drop-In Clinic? Monday, March 29, through Friday, April 2, for two hours each day, U.S. healthcare professionals are welcome to “drop in”, for just a few minutes or for the full two hours, to pose any questions to a panel of experts about open visit notes (“open notes”) and transparent clinician-patient communication.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) announced they are extending the compliance dates and timeframes necessary…
OpenNotes was one of 17 organizations awarded a grant by The Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) as part of its DxQI Seed Grant Program to improve the quality, accuracy…
A new report published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Network Open suggests patients could play a critical role in identifying important errors in their medical records.
A first of its kind study of the views and experiences of clinicians who have shared their notes with patients over an extended period of time was published today