Case Study: Open Inpatient Notes at UC San Diego Health
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.
As a clinician, educator, and informatician, Dr. Clay is in a unique position to compare and contrast open notes in ambulatory vs. inpatient settings, share real-time data as well as anecdotal reactions to shared notes from both clinicians and patients, and respond to a growing number of questions and concerns from those working in hospital settings.
Jump right to the section you want to see with the links below:
- Welcome & Introduction, Liz Salmi & Cait DesRoches, DrPH
- Open Notes in the Hospital Setting, Brian Clay, MD
- Q&A with Dr. Brian Clay & Dr. Cait DesRoches
About the presenters
Brian Clay, MD, is a member of the Division of Hospital Medicine, and Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) for UC San Diego Health. As CMIO and a hospitalist, Dr. Clay is dedicated to optimizing electronic health record (EHR) workflow, knowledge, and experience for his clinician colleagues. He is passionate about quality improvement initiatives, including medication reconciliation, clinical decision support, and physician documentation in the EHR. Dr. Clay helped lead the UC San Diego Health rollout of ambulatory open notes in May 2018 and inpatient open notes in fall 2020.
Catherine (Cait) DesRoches, DrPH, is the Executive Director of OpenNotes, and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She is a distinguished health services researcher with expertise in emerging trends in health care delivery.