OpenNotes Observer
February 1, 2019

As we begin 2019, we are glad to report that more than 36 million Americans can access their visit notes through patient portals. But that’s only 10% of the U.S. population. It looks as if “rules” that are emerging from the bipartisan 21 st Century Cures Act...

Cait DesRoches

We sat down with Sigall Bell, MD, associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School,  to learn why she thinks sharing notes with patients is a critical safety intervention.

Dr. Bell leads the OpenNotes Patient Safety Initiative, a multi-site study examining relationships among OpenNotes and safety outcomes. 

Sign up for our next Grand Rounds Webinar: Sharing Mental Health Notes .

Check out this editorial from Liz Salmi and Cait DesRoches, Harnessing the Consumer Movement .

Find out which health systems have started sharing notes!