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medical records, PM Tech, policy issues, positive patterns

Monday: Watch the Consumer Health IT Summit live. Our time is here!

Monday Sept. 16 is the 2013 Consumer Health IT Summit. That means we, the patients, are the focus – we and our data, of course! – along with the providers (doctors, nurses, practices, hospitals) who serve us. You can watch live, online, without prior registration. But you need Adobe Flash Player so be sure you […]

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

The OpenNotes project goes wide: a million patients and families enabled by information!

Updated Sept. 6: I’d forgotten that as we posted in June, Cleveland Clinic announced open access too, adding a half million patients to the total. Big news is emerging from the OpenNotes® project: big institutions are making patient access to the medical record Standard Operating Procedure. For the first time, an unprecedented number of patients and […]

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ethics, general, how I became an e-patient, shared decision making

Kari Ulrich: Experienced from both sides of the bed

This guest post by Kari Ulrich, RN, originally appeared in a fibromuscular dysplasia e-patients’ blog. The November 2011 issue of Reader’s Digest reads in big, bold print, “50 Secrets Nurses Won’t Tell You.” Articles like this create fear and mistrust in the patient community.

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pt/doc co-care, Why PM

What would a checklist for patients look like?

This springs up from a Twitter discussion this morning. It’s Atul Gawande’s fault, for his book “Checklists.” :-) Forward-thinking clinicians are doing it; participatory patients should to.  Let’s get to work.

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