Open notes: Patients love it. Doctors fear it. Until they do it.

Open notes or the 21st Century Cures ACT introduces a brave new world of sharing the whole medical record immediately with our patients. In this episode we discuss with an informatics specialist what this mandate is, what the exceptions are, and why this can be good for us and our patients.  Let us know how Open Notes is going for you and your tips for other note writers.

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Dr. Julia Magaña, Associate Professor of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at UC Davis


Dr. Scott MacDonald, Internal Medicine Physician, and the Medical Director for Clinical Informatics and the Electronic Health Record System at UC Davis


Thank you to the UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine for supporting this podcast and to Orlando Magaña at OM Audio Productions for audio production services.

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