Nationwide open notes implementation beginning Nov. 2, 2020. Are you ready?

This email is packed with information to help you and your colleagues prepare for a new U.S. federal rule mandating open notes. We're here to help.

Cait DesRoches, DrPH, Director, OpenNotes
October 13, 2020

Ideas and Opinions:
Annals of Internal Medicine

Authors: Blease C, Walker J, DesRoches CM, Delbanco T
October 13, 2020

Annals of Internal Medicine

Author: Gantzer HE
October 8, 2020

Original Research:
Cancer Cell

Authors: Salmi L, Dong ZJ, Yuh B, Walker J, DesRoches CM
Contact to inquire about access to these publications.
Office Hours: Open Mental Health Notes, with Stephen F. O’Neill, LICSW, BCD, JD

Thursday, October 22, 2020
FREE *limited spots available*

Two Office Hour sessions are offered on the same day:
  1. 9-10am Pacific/Noon-1pm Eastern, OR
  2. Noon-1pm Pacific/3-4pm Eastern

Register for one of these two sessions here. Pre-education is offered in the registration form so you can jump right in.
with Christian Sinclair, MD, FAAHPM

Thursday, October 29, 2020
8-9am Pacific / 11am-Noon Eastern

Reddit: “Ask Me Anything” about open notes on October 21, 2020
Open notes experts from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Stanford Children’s Health, Sutter Health, and University of Kansas Cancer Center, join r/medicine for an “Ask Me Anything” event.

Reddit account required to participate. Learn more here.
OpenNotes "genius bar" open all October 2020 using #opennotes
OpenNotes Director Cait DesRoches, DrPH, has a special message for everyone figuring out "how to" share clinical notes with patients.

Top question: How do I write an open note?
Cait DesRoches, DrPH, and Liz Salmi answer the #1 question we received during the first week of October. Watch the video and share any tips you have for writing open notes in the comments!

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