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OpenNotes in Mental Health Care

Mitch Mirkin of VA Research Communications speaks with Dr. Steven Dobscha, director of the Center to Improve Veteran Involvement in Care, based at the VA Portland Health Care System, about his group's research into OpenNotes, which allows patients to view the notes their clinicians write about their health care visits. The team recently studied the use of OpenNotes for Veterans receiving mental health care in VA.

Read more: What happens when patients access their mental health providers' notes?


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OpenNotes in Mental Health Care

(Photo by Michael Moody)

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