Whenever you get a checkup, or go to the ER, there’s a doctor or a nurse on hand, typing notes about your health into a computer. They are often recording things like your weight, blood pressure and other measurements. These notes can also include important instructions about medications, and the doctor’s impressions of your health condition. There’s a growing movement amongst hospitals and doctors to make these notes easier to access.
That movement is called OpenNotes, an organization that aims to make notes more readily available to patients and their caregivers.
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