“It’s like being able to hit the replay button on your visit with the doctor,” [McCarthy] said. “It’s a living example of a way to make the patient is a partner into their care. If they’re a partner, they should be all the way in, we should be working from the same medical record, looking at the same information together.”
Many healthcare organizations still are mulling whether or not to implement the program, or maybe are taking their first steps into a pilot. For leaders at those facilities, McCarthy said it’s important to talk about it a lot with staff, to get like-minded people together who realize its benefits and “kind of spread the gospel.”
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