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OpenNotes: Best Practice Tips to Improve Patient Engagement

  • October 31, 2016

In this third installment of a Medscape video series, focusing on patient engagement and digital health, author Gregory Weicher, MD features OpenNotes®. Dr. Weicher highlights the program’s history and program results, as well as offers some best practice tips.

The program OpenNotes® hit a major milestone in 2016, with more than 10 million patients being able to read their medical notes securely online. CRICO was noted for its project-specific grants related to OpenNotes.


Citation for the Full-text Article

Weidner GR. OpenNotes: Best practice tips to improve patient engagement. Medscape. Oct. 31, 2016.