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Doctors Don’t Agree On Letting Patients See Notes

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National Public Radio

The medical record has traditionally been viewed by the medical establishment as something that they own,” says Dr. Tom Delbanco of Harvard Medical School. “They think: ‘It’s my private notes. This is my stuff.’”

“My hope is that it will be a method of communicating with patients,” he says, “so patients can see what we’re thinking, where our head is, what our plans are, why we’re suggesting what we do.”…

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