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Making Sense of the Debate Over Patient Access to Medical Information

“When it comes to health care, information is power.”
This comment from U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has sparked a heated debate among doctors and patient advocates about the merits and drawbacks of giving patients easy access to their lab results, doctors’ notes and other personal medical information. A deliberation in this month’s issue of SGIM Forum, the newsletter of the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM), is emblematic of how doctors’ and patients’ views on transparency vary.”

John Lumpkin, The Health Care Blog, 14 February 2012
Article (Walker 2011)

14 February 2012 | Categories: News, RA News, Record Access | Country: United States | EHR: EHR, EHR USA | Tag(s): Access, lab results, Patient
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