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Sharing clinical notes with patients

The NP perspective

Adelman, Deborah S., PhD, RN, NE-BC; Fant, Catherine, PhD, RN-BC; Conner, Debbie Nogueras, PhD, ANP/FNP-BC, FAANP

doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000554676.56859.bb
Feature: PATIENT PORTALS
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Abstract: This article outlines a research project conducted to learn more about NPs' attitudes regarding sharing clinical notes with patients through a patient portal. Perceptions were positive overall. To achieve effective health outcomes, patient and family engagement is essential. Shared clinical notes provide an opportunity to achieve these goals.

This article outlines a research project conducted to learn more about NPs' attitudes regarding sharing clinical notes with patients through a patient portal. Perceptions were positive overall. To achieve effective health outcomes, patient and family engagement is essential. Shared clinical notes provide an opportunity to achieve these goals.

Deborah S. Adelman is a professor at Purdue University Global's School of Nursing, Chicago, Ill.

Catherine Fant is an adjunct professor at Walden University's School of Nursing, Minneapolis, Minn.

Debbie Nogueras Conner is a professor at Franklin University's College of Health and Public Administration, Columbus, Ohio.

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

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