Open Notes 101 for Clinicians: Webinar
Think of this as a crash course in open notes! In this webinar two of the nation’s top experts cover what clinicians need to know about sharing notes with patients.
Open notes is not a new concept, but rather a new way of approaching patient-clinician relationships through more transparent communication. Beginning April 5, 2021, the 21st Century Cures Act will require patients be provided access to all the health information in their electronic medical records without charge by their healthcare providers. There is a need for U.S. clinicians to get up to speed on best practices for open notes within a matter of months.
In this webinar (jump to the recordings below), you will learn about the major findings of open notes research over the past 10 years, and a physician expert shares her experience and tips after 10 years of experience sharing notes in a safety net hospital.
- Download slides from the the presentation (PDF)
- Patient experience videos:
- Patients and OpenNotes
- OpenNotes Helps Care Partners Advocate for Patients Who Speak Limited English
About the presenters
Sara Jackson MD, MPH, is Medical Director of the Adult Medicine Clinic at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, WA. She is an Associate Professor at the University of Washington Medical School, is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine, and has been engaged in patient care and research related to open notes in a safety-net setting for the last 10 years.
Catherine (Cait) DesRoches, DrPH, is the Executive Director of OpenNotes, and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She is a distinguished health services researcher with expertise in emerging trends in health care delivery.
Full Webinar (57 min)
What is open notes? (14 min)
Experience at Harborview Medical Center, Sara Jackson, MD, MPH (21 min)
Q&A with Cait DesRoches, DrPH & Sara Jackson, MD, MPH (17 min)