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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general, medical records, policy issues, positive patterns

“What’s in YOUR record?” Make data quality fun: play along in ONC’s video challenge!

Think everything in your medical record is spotless and flawless? Think again: almost everyone I know who’s checked their record has found flaws, omissions, orders that were never carried out. There’s a lot we can do, e-patients, engaged consumers, to improve the quality of our records. And the time to do that is now, before […]

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