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Patient Safety

Accessing Open Notes to Improve Patient Safety and Reduce Disparities

Editor’s note: This article was first published in Patient Safety Beat, newsletter of the Betsy Lehman Center. New, more comprehensive research confirms earlier findings that patients who access clinical notes of ambulatory care visits – “open notes” – often spot errors in their electronic health records. And there are indications from additional research that people […]


Susan Carr Susan Carr is a medical editor and writer specializing in patient safety and engagement. In addition to curating the EngagingPatients blog, she produces publications for the Betsy Lehman Center in Boston and the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine. Susan lives and works in Lunenburg, Massachusetts.

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