"Positive reinforcement from my doctors has moulded me into the proactive patient I am today. However, even with widespread availability of patient portals, patient activists like me continue to struggle to gain access to the most important part of our medical records: the doctor’s note.”
You can now view recordings of our latest OpenNotes Grand Rounds Webinar: Lessons from Canada & Sweden. The concept of open notes is not unique to the United States. In fact, when it comes to transparency between clinicians and patients, Canada and Sweden are among the leading innovators in the OpenNotes movement.
Selina Brudnicki, MBA, PMP, Program Lead of Digital Patient Experience, University Health Network, Toronto
Maria Hagglund, PhD, OpenNotes Keane Scholar, Senior Lecturer in Implementation Science Uppsala MedTech Science & Innovation, Associate Professor in Health Informatics and the Department of Women’s and Children’s Health at Uppsala University
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We believe transparency is even more crucial for patients going through difficult and uncertain transitions in their health.