by Diana Manos
There is a growing trend of physicians sharing their written notes with patients, and that’s not such a bad idea, says attorney and consultant David Harlow, principal at The Harlow Group, LLC.
Harlow, who has a healthcare blog, says doctors should have no concerns with showing their notes to patients.
“The patient has a right to access their record,” Harlow says. “There are certain types of notes not releasable to patients, but those are few and for between. You should assume that something you are putting in a record is something that can be read by a patient.”
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