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Sharing clinical notes with patients

Fant, Catherine T. PhD, RN-BC; Adelman, Deborah S. PhD, RN, NE-BC

doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000524668.09222.1a
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Abstract: Patient portals are access points to patient information, meeting Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services incentives. Providing patients with access to clinical notes has garnered positive feedback with few concerns. This article addresses the latest literature on patient access to clinical notes and offers suggestions for NPs in their use.

Catherine T. Fant is a professor of nursing graduate programs at Kaplan University, Chicago, Ill.

Deborah S. Adelman is a professor of nursing graduate programs at Kaplan University, Chicago, Ill.

The authors have disclosed no financial relationships related to this article.

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