by Dave deBronkart,
Regular readers know that we’ve long anticipated the result of the OpenNotes project. Our first post about it was in June 2010: “OpenNotes” project begins: what happens when patients can see the physician’s visit notes? It tied the issue all the way back to the birth of the Web, in 1994:
The opening anecdote of the e-patient white paper [20th page of this PDF; 23rd page in the Spanish edition] tells of a patient who impersonated a doctor in 1994, to get his hands on an article about an operation he was about to have. He got busted.
Read the full article here.