Open Oncology Notes: Research & Real-World Experience
In this webinar, Bertram Yuh, MD (City of Hope National Cancer Center) and Everett Weiss, MD (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center) share their experiences practicing in an open notes environment. Rosie Bartel, a patient advocate and educator, shares about her experience as a patient who reads open notes, and how access to her husband’s oncology notes guided her family through difficult healthcare decisions.
Jump right to the section you want to see with the links below:
- Welcome & Introductions: What is OpenNotes?, Liz Salmi & Cait DesRoches, DrPh
- A Patient’s Perspective with Rosie Bartel
- Open Notes at City of Hope with Dr. Bertram Yuh
- Leading Change in Open Oncology Notes with Dr. Everett Weiss
- Q&A with Rosie Bartel, Dr. Yuh, and Dr. Weiss
About the presenters
Rosie Bartel is a widow, mother, grandmother, and educator who draws upon her story as a survivor of serious medical errors as a passionate patient advocate. She serves on numerous national advisory councils–including the National Health IT Patient/Family Advisory Council–and collaborates with medical professionals and researchers on projects to improve patient safety and transform patient-clinician communication.
Everett Weiss, MD, is the Associate Chief Health Informatics Officer for Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Board-certified in both Pediatrics and Clinical Informatics, Dr. Weiss leverages his clinical, vendor, and executive informatics leadership experience to drive clinical product development and digital transformation to influence digitally enabled patient care. A steadfast advocate for open notes and patient stewardship in their healthcare, he believes in the transformative power of information transparency and shared decision making in driving person-centered care and higher quality outcomes.
Bertram Yuh, MD, MSHCPM, MISM, is the Associate Chief Medical Information Officer and a Clinical Professor at City of Hope National Cancer Center. As a strong advocate for transparency in information and data to bolster patient-physician relationships, Dr. Yuh is passionate about empowering patients to make informed decisions for their care. Board-certified in Urology and Clinical Informatics, Dr. Yuh collaborates with OpenNotes on the role of transparent communication in oncology settings and for people facing cancer.