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OpenNotes and patient safety: a perilous voyage into uncharted waters.

Schust G, Manning M, Weil A. OpenNotes and patient safety: a perilous voyage into uncharted waters. J Gen Intern Med.  Epub 2022 Jan 28. doi: 10.1007/s11606-021-07384-2.

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March 9, 2022
Schust G, Manning M, Weil A. J Gen Intern Med. 2022;Epub Jan 28.

The OpenNotes concept is positioned  to increase patient engagement in their care through error correction and communication enhancement. This commentary highlights concerns associated with privacy involving certain conditions and patient groups that participate in open notes programs. The authors provide recommendations to ensure safety while enabling effective information sharing with all patient populations.

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Schust G, Manning M, Weil A. OpenNotes and patient safety: a perilous voyage into uncharted waters. J Gen Intern Med.  Epub 2022 Jan 28. doi: 10.1007/s11606-021-07384-2.