By Joanne Finnegan @ Fierce Healthcare
There are four primary reasons patients like having access to the notes doctors and other clinicians write after a visit and include in their electronic health record, according to a new study.
With an increasing number of healthcare organizations offering patients access to their EHRs, including visit notes, via patient portals, researchers at OpenNotes and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston wanted to know what patients value about the process. They reported their findings in a study in the Journal of Medical Internet Research.
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