As the OpenNotes movement continues to grow, a broad variety of journalists, patients and health care professionals are taking note. Even better, they’re sharing the facts, data, opinions and experiences of those sharing medical notes. See what the buzz is all about.
Due to a growing number of questions resulting from a U.S. mandate requiring clinicians to share progress notes with patients (including mental health notes), OpenNotes is hosting two Office Hour sessions with Fabienne Bourgeois, MD, MPH, Medical Director of Patient-Facing Applications at Boston Children’s Hospital, on Monday, November 16, 2020.
In this webinar you’ll learn how Christian Sinclair, MD, FAAHPM —an early adopter of sharing palliative care notes—has been using open notes as a communications tool for himself, his colleagues, and his patients. He’ll share the observations he’s made, and the tricks and tips about communicating what matters most to patients in their notes.
Due to a growing number of questions resulting from a U.S. mandate requiring clinicians to share progress notes with patients (including mental health notes), OpenNotes hosted two Office Hour sessions with Stephen (Steve) O’Neill, LICSW, BCD, JD, mental health liaison for OpenNotes, on Thursday, October 22, 2020. Thank you to everyone who registered for and…
Hello Reddit, ask us anything about open notes on October 21, 2020! Due to a growing number of questions resulting from a U.S. mandate requiring clinicians to share progress notes with patients beginning Nov. 2, 2020, moderators of r/medicine (the popular medical community on Reddit) welcomed OpenNotes researchers and other clinician experts to participate in an “ask me anything” live event on Wednesday, October 21, 2020.
The concept of open notes is not unique to the United States. In fact, when it comes to transparency between clinicians and patients, Canada and Sweden are among the leading innovators in the OpenNotes movement.
OpenNotes joined other members of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)-convened National Steering Committee for Patient Safety (NSC) to announce the release of a National Action Plan intended to provide health systems with renewed momentum and clearer direction for eliminating preventable medical harm. “Safer Together: A National Action Plan to Advance Patient Safety” draws from evidence-based practices, widely known and effective interventions, exemplar case examples, and newer innovations.
OpenNotes was one of 17 organizations awarded a grant by The Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) as part of its DxQI Seed Grant Program to improve the quality, accuracy, and timeliness of diagnoses. SIDM awarded OpenNotes $50,000 to support testing an intervention designed to improve diagnosis among limited English proficiency (LEP) patients and families.
Journal of General Internal Medicine: Most patients understand visit notes, many have ideas for making notes more meaningful for patients
Boston, MA – In a new multisite study of patients who have experience reading clinician’s office visit notes . . .