Patient Access to Mental Health Notes

  title={Patient Access to Mental Health Notes},
  author={Charlotte R Blease and Stephen O'Neill and John B Torous and Catherine M. DesRoches and Maria Hagglund},
  journal={The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease},
  pages={265 - 269}
Abstract In the last decade, many health organizations have embarked on a revolution in clinical communication. Using electronic devices, patients can now gain rapid access to their online clinical records. Legally, patients in many countries already have the right to obtain copies of their health records; however, the practice known as “open notes” is different. Via secure online health portals, patients are now able to access their test results, lists of medications, and the very words that… 
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