Fossa A, Bell S, DesRoches C. OpenNotes and shared decision making: a growing practice in clinical transparency and how it can support patient-centered care, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, September 2018, 1153–1159
Our study showed evidence of a relationship between note reading and perceived SDM. Implementation of SDM is likely to expand, given its association with improved patient satisfaction, adherence, and medical decision making. Findings from this study highlight OpenNotes as a policy that institutions can implement as a facilitator of SDM and a manifestation of their commitment to patient autonomy and transparency.
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