The Benefits of Engaging the Patient

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Research conducted in the US on the OpenNotes program found that giving patients immediate, unfettered electronic access to their medical records led to an increased sense of control, reduced feelings of helplessness and enhanced levels of trust between patient and doctor.

As the digital revolution of healthcare progresses, it is becoming increasingly common for patients to have access to their health records.

To find out more about how gaining access to your health records could benefit you, click on the link below:

http://www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/in-the-literature/2016/feb/online-access-to-medical-records


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