May 2022
New Learning Collaborative: Proxy Access for Older Adults

OpenNotes is working on patient portal-based solutions to help older adults and their care partners get the information they need. We’re excited to invite other collaborators to join us in this effort. We are convening a learning collaborative for health care organizations, patients, clinicians, vendors, and care partners to come together and learn from each other.

Email Alex Duncan at to get involved.

In Case You Missed It
If you missed our recent webinar, it's not too late! Learn about a new initiative by OpenNotes and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health aiming to help fix the gaps in health information technology for older adults.

New Publication on Proxy Access
Upcoming Webinar Teach-In
Open Notes Implementation in NY & How It Can Empower Older Patients 

Date: Tuesday, May 31, 2022 Time: 10:00 AM—11:00 AM 
Speakers: Ali Foti, Program Officer, NY Health Foundation; Deborah Wachenheim, OpenNotes Senior Project Manager, OpenNotes

Spotlight: New OpenNotes Team Member
We're excited to welcome Anna Garcia, MD, to our team as our new Senior Project Manager.

Before joining the OpenNotes team, Anna served as Assistant Director/Project Manager for Patient-Centered telehealth at NYC Health + Hospitals, where she led the implementation and evaluation of system-wide telehealth patient engagement initiatives, especially OpenNotes and projects that encourage patients to access their healthcare online.

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