by OpenNotes It’s been a remarkable year for OpenNotes! In 2017 the number of health systems sharing notes and the number of patients with access to notes doubled. We’re excited by the momentum OpenNotes is gaining, but there’s still plenty of work ahead. Here are ten highlights from 2017 that have us energized for the…
Countdown to the New Year: The OpenNotes Top 10 of 2017
It’s been a remarkable year for OpenNotes. In 2017 the number of health systems sharing notes and the number of patients with access to notes doubled. We’re excited by the momentum OpenNotes is gaining, but there’s still plenty of work ahead. Here are ten highlights from 2017 that have us energized for the New Year.
Tom Delbanco, MD, Named John F. Keane & Family Professorship in Medicine at Harvard Medical School
BOSTON – OpenNotes is pleased to announce the appointment…
Catalyst for Payment Reform: Listening In (With Permission): Dr. Tom Delbanco on his crusade to help patients access their medical records
Take this special opportunity to listen to Suzanne talk to her…
PatientEngagementHIT: Using OpenNotes for Positive Impact on Patient Data Access
OpenNotes is an integral part of leveraging health technology to drive patient data access. It is difficult to discuss patient portals and patient data access without mentioning OpenNotes.
Salzburg Global Seminar: Tom Delbanco on how patients can save doctors
Tom Delbanco, co-founder of OpenNotes, and Koplow-Tullis professor of general medicine and primary care at Harvard Medical School discusses the origins of “PeoplePower” and the..
Do You Have Access to Your Doctors Notes About You?
U.S. News Health – If you’re like most patients in the U.S., you haven’t a clue what your doctor writes about you in your health record. Despite a move toward more transparency in medicine
STAT News – HIPAA turns 20: It opened the door to better doctor-patient communication
By JANICE D. WALKER, CATHERINE L. ANNAS, and TOM DELBANCO Twenty years ago Sunday, President Bill Clinton signed legislation that profoundly changed health care
The Rise of the Patient Voice
By Jan Walker, RN, MBA Tom and I began working together in the early 1990’s. Tom had already been causing a stir. He had started one of the first hospital-based primary care teaching practices at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and was constantly examining ways to improve quality in care. Deep down in there,…
OpenNotes Reaches 10 Million
Patients at VA and 50 institutions in 35 states can now read their medical notes online BOSTON – The OpenNotes movement is excited to share a milestone – 10 million Americans can now read their medical notes securely online. “The results of the OpenNotes study involving 105 primary care doctors and 20,000 of their patients…