Healthcare News & Insights

Why access to clinicians’ notes can improve patients’ health

Lately there’s been more of a push to give patients access to the information in their own health records, including the notes their physicians make. Advances such as electronic health records (EHR) systems and online patient portals have made it easier to share these details with patients.

EHRs lead to better care and results for diabetes patients

Patients with diabetes achieve better outcomes when they’re treated at practices that use electronic health records, compared to practices that rely on paper records, recent research says.