Designed for patients, families and health care professionals, here’s where you’ll find materials that answer questions and help planners and adopters make the most out of OpenNotes.
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This toolkit is for patients, families, and caregivers interested in asking for, and reading their mental health notes, as well as learning how notes can be a powerful tool in therapy.
Whether you’re learning about open notes, or ready to start reading them, here are some answers to questions patients often ask.
For patients and families, here are a variety of notes patients have shared with us over the years, as well as brief descriptions of how they were used.
Access to notes can help families and caregivers manage care across health systems more effectively, while teaching children to be more engaged with their health.
Open notes can be a tremendous resource not only for patients but also for caregivers who help manage the care of others, nearby, or from a distance.
These FAQs address questions often posed by clinicians.
Designed for health professionals learning about open notes, the Implementation Toolkit provides materials to help you gain support in your health system, think through policy decisions and communication materials to prepare for launch, and get the most out of note sharing once you’re up and running.
Access to notes allows families to manage health care that often happens across health systems, and helps children learn to be more engaged in their own health. You’ll find information here for health systems and health care professionals.
Open notes can be a tremendous resource for those who help manage the care of others nearby or from a distance. You’ll find evidence here for doctors, nurses and other health care professionals.
More and more health care systems are beginning to share psychotherapy notes. This toolkit provides information for doctors, social workers, and other health care professionals, and suggests how open notes may become a powerful tool in adult mental health therapy.