Online access to medical notes empowers patients and may improve health
Medical Staff Briefing, May 1, 2012
Mention to a group of physicians that patients should have ready access to their medical notes, and you will likely hear a gasp (or two). Physicians have traditionally resisted the idea of sharing medical notes with patients, but as patients clamor to be in control of their own health and payers are demanding that physicians and hospitals provide high-quality care for less money, it's an idea worth considering.
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