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Patients want to see docs’ notes: study
Modern Healthcare

Most patients are enthusiastic about viewing and sharing their doctors’ notes about them, while doctors—perhaps predictably—are more wary of the practice, according to two studies published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. One study examined attitudes of patients and physicians at Beth Deaconess Israel Medical Center in Boston; Geisinger Health System in rural Pennsylvania; and Harborview Medical Center, a county hospital in Seattle. The other study surveyed users of the My HealtheVet U.S. Veterans Affairs Department Web-based personal health record.