Kriegel G, Bell S, Delbanco T, Walker J. Covid-19 as Innovation Accelerator: Cogenerating Telemedicine Visit Notes with Patients, NEJM Catalyst, May 12, 2020. DOI: 10.1056/CAT.20.0154
Over the past decade, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has been committed to sharing clinical notes with its patients. Now, as the Covid-19 pandemic is accelerating the adoption of telemedicine, the hospital’s primary care practice is implementing an initiative called OurNotes. In addition to inviting patients to review notes before and after a visit, this effort also engages patients before the telemedicine visit by soliciting important prework information through an electronic form, and by enabling coproduction of the visit note.
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