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BACKGROUND Little information exists about what primary care physicians (PCPs) and patients experience if patients are invited to read their doctors' office notes. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect on doctors and patients of facilitating patient access to visit notes over secure Internet portals. DESIGN Quasi-experimental trial of PCPs and patient… (More)
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All industrialized countries are grappling with a common problem—how to provide assistance of various kinds to their rapidly aging populations. The problem for countries searching for models of efficient and high-quality long-term care (LTC) policies is that fewer than a dozen countries have government-organized, formal LTC policies. Relatively new surveys… (More)