In an effort to create a more collaborative patient experience, MU Health Care is now offering digital access to medical notes made during a patient’s visit. The notes will be available on their online patient portal, MU Healthe, retroactive for most visits since December 1.
Health care employees use the notes to summarize the details of a patient’s visit, including clinical observations and test results. With the new system, these notes will be synced onto MU Healthe for patients to view after their visit.
The shared-notes system at MU Health Care was developed with the help of the Tiger Institute for Health Innovation. The two partnered in 2009, when the Tiger Institute was formed by former UM system president Gary Forsee and Neal Patterson, CEO of the Cerner Corporation.
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