Clinicians open their notes to patients in grand experiment in medical care

peter.suber's bookmarks 2021-06-19

Summary:

"As of this past April, under a provision of the 21st Century Cures Act, health care providers are required to give all their patients electronic access to most kinds of medical notes. Patients previously had the right to ask for their medical records, and test results and some other documents have been available through electronic portals. But the fact that any patient can now log online and see clinicians’ notes represents a sea change — for patients and clinicians alike...."

Link:

https://www.statnews.com/2021/06/18/clinicians-open-their-notes-to-patients-in-a-grand-experiment-in-medical-care/

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Tags:

oa.medicine oa.new oa.lay oa.patients oa.privacy

Date tagged:

06/19/2021, 10:04

Date published:

06/19/2021, 06:07