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.
News from OpenNotes
Outside of the study, and into the real world… Studies of open visit notes show benefits for patients and care partners that are consistent across ethnic groups, gender, socioeconomic status, and education. In fact, vulnerable populations report having greater benefits from open notes. But how have open notes fared outside of studies and within the…
In this webinar Brian Clay, MD—a hospitalist and Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO)—shares about the open notes experience at UC San Diego Health (UCSD), where he helped lead the rollout of ambulatory open notes in May 2018 and inpatient open notes in fall 2020.
In this webinar, Bertram Yuh, MD (City of Hope National Cancer Center) and Everett Weiss, MD (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center) share their experiences practicing in an open notes environment. Rosie Bartel, a patient advocate and educator, shares about her experience as a patient who reads open notes, and how access to her husband’s oncology notes guided her family through difficult healthcare decisions.
Combined, Leonor Fernandez, MD, and CT Lin, MD, have 20 years of experience with open notes. In this webinar they will help you understand and get more comfortable with “how to” write an open note.
Under the leadership of Keane OpenNotes Scholar Maria Hägglund, PhD, NORDeHealth aims to grow patient online access to electronic health records, and increase self-management and transparency in healthcare within the four Nordic countries in Europe.
OpenNotes reports that well over 50 million patients registered on secure online patient portals can now access the notes written by their clinicians. Forty-eight new health systems launched “open notes” in 2020, marking a 10% increase in patient access nationwide.
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…
In this webinar, Christian Sinclair, MD, FAAHPM shares his lived experience as a palliative care physician sharing notes, observations about documenting sensitive topics, and electronic health record tricks and tips for sharing notes with patients.
Due to a growing number of questions resulting from a U.S. mandate requiring clinicians to share progress notes with patients (including mental health notes), OpenNotes hosted two…