At OpenNotes we spend a lot of time talking about how note sharing can help patients, but this week we’re honoring National Health Information Technology week by bringing some attention to the positive impact OpenNotes can have on doctors, nurses and other health care providers. OpenNotes is one aspect of health information technology that can foster communication and engagement between clinicians and patients, bringing greater joy to clinicians in their practice. – Homer Chin, MD, MS, Health Information Technology, OpenNotes
Meet Maine doctor, Peter Elias who says OpenNotes transformed his primary care practice.
Social worker Lissa Kapust in the Cognitive Neurology unit at BIDMC says OpenNotes makes therapy more dynamic.
Katherine Lee, an ophthalmologist at St. Luke’s in Idaho, describes how she changed to greater transparency in her practice after becoming a patient herself.
Doctor Auturo Diaz, Rheumatology at BIDMC, believes that OpenNotes extends the value of the visit beyond the clinic.
Family medicine doctor, Richard Martin from Geisinger Health System appreciates the power of OpenNotes as a valuable tool in chronic disease management.
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