Brightspots: What Works in Health Care
About This Show
Brightpots features front line health care professionals sharing their replicable and successful innovations to improve patient experience, reduce cost, address population health or increase provider satisfaction.
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Sharing Clinical Notes with Patients by Sue Woods, MD
A quiet revolution has been occurring in patient engagement. The development of digital services in healthcare, such as patient portals and mobile computing, along with demand for information transparency, has promoted practices and health systems to adopt online sharing of health data. OpenNotes, the sharing of clinical notes, continues to grow and now has reached over 10 million. Evidence shows ready access to notes empowers patients, helps with self-care and following care plans. This session explores opportunities and barriers to sharing notes, driving the conversation to get Maine on the OpenNotes map.