medical records, policy issues, positive patterns, pt/doc co-care

Beth Israel Deaconess FAQ for their patients reading OpenNotes

Clarification 9/7: The FAQ posted below is of course authored by my hospital, not by me. Several people misunderstood so I edited this and the headline. On Wednesday I posted about the roll-out of OpenNotes to over a million patients and families. That post arose when I myself got notified that Beth Israel Deaconess (my […]

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e-patient stories, general, Why PM

A family becomes e-patients, of necessity — and succeeds

This is an inspiring story from several years ago of how a family became e-patients. When things got rough they were empowered and engaged, taking matters into their own hands. As the picture shows, there’s a happy ending, though it was rough along the way. Unlike millions in the US today, Gangadhar Sulkunte and his […]

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