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Ethical Challenges Raised by OpenNotes for Pediatric and Adolescent Patients

  • June 1, 2018

A long-time supporter of the OpenNotes program, CRICO provided a grant to aid researchers in the development of best practices for clinicians who need to document confidential and sensitive information in the electronic health record of their pediatric and adolescent patients. 


In this article, the researchers provide three illustrative cases highlighting common pediatric OpenNotes concerns and offer guidance regarding documentation practices and patient portal policies. 

 

Citation for the Full-text Article

Bourgeois FC, DesRoches CM, Bell SK. Ethical challenges raised by OpenNotes for pediatric and adolescent patients. Pediatrics. Jun 2018; 141(6) e20172745; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2017-2745.

 

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