opennotesstarter

Commentators:

  • Sigall Bell, MD
  • Jan Walker, RN, MBA

We already know that giving patients access to their doctor’s notes in their medical record helps them better adhere to medication regimens and feel more in control of their overall healthcare. Now the OpenNotes researchers have given patients a feedback mechanism. Will they report medical errors with it? With extra funding from CRICO, that’s what they hope to find out. Patients and doctors discuss the impacts and benefits of using this innovation.

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