IHI Photo (and culture) Safari, with host Maureen Bisognano

Just how does the IHI feel about sharing….Maureen Bisognano points this out (View on Flickr.com) Maureen Bisognano, the President and CEO of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (@TheIHI) knows her way around a camera.  I discovered this yesterday when she graciously offered to give me a tour of the IHI’s headquarters before we sat down to … Continue reading IHI Photo (and culture) Safari, with host Maureen Bisognano

Photo Friday: OpenNotes Summit Theatre, Washington, DC, USA

Brian Quinn, Farzad Mostashari, MD, Michael Meltser, JD, Tom Delbanco, MD, Jan Walker, RN I’ve written a bit about OpenNotes (@myopennotes) already, so I’d like this post to tell a story via photographs. At one point yesterday, another attendee said to me, “Ted, think about this as theatre,” which I did. You had: Health system CEO’s and other … Continue reading Photo Friday: OpenNotes Summit Theatre, Washington, DC, USA

Now Reading: OpenNotes results are HERE – “little impact on doctors, 99% of patients recommended continuation”

Delbanco T, Walker J, Bell SK, Darer JD, Elmore JG. Inviting Patients to Read Their Doctors’ Notes : A Quasi-experimental Study and a Look Ahead. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2012;157(7) Goldzweig CL. Pushing the Envelope of Electronic Patient Portals to Engage Patients in Their Care. Annals of internal Medicine. 2012;157(7):525–526 Meltsner A. A Patient’s View … Continue reading Now Reading: OpenNotes results are HERE – “little impact on doctors, 99% of patients recommended continuation”

Photo Friday: Patient access edition – @MyOpenNotes visits My Health Manager

View OpenNotes at Center for Total Health 10429 on Flickr.com This week’s photograph is of Tom Delbanco, MD, Jan Walker, RN, MBA, and myself, at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health ( @kptotalhealth ). We’re holding up our hands because Tom, who also makes films, noticed that all of the speakers in the video … Continue reading Photo Friday: Patient access edition – @MyOpenNotes visits My Health Manager

Most exciting thing in medicine is not going on in medicine – Podcast with Sue Woods, MD & Paulanne Balch, MD

(click here to download directly into iTunes) After seeing colleagues Paulanne Balch, MD ( @BPBMD2 ), a physician at Kaiser Permanente and Sue Woods, MD , at Department of Veterans Affairs ( @suewoods , also blogs at http://www.sharedhealthdata.com ) at the recent mHealth Summit, I wanted to follow up by interviewing them for a podcast … Continue reading Most exciting thing in medicine is not going on in medicine – Podcast with Sue Woods, MD & Paulanne Balch, MD

Now Reading: Inviting Patients to Read Their Doctor’s Notes: Patients and Doctors Look Ahead

Inviting Patients to Read Their Doctors’ Notes: Patients and Doctors Look Ahead: Patient and Physician Surveys Jan Walker, Suzanne G. Leveille, Long Ngo, Elisabeth Vodicka, Jonathan D. Darer, Shireesha Dhanireddy, Joann G. Elmore, Henry J. Feldman, Marc J. Lichtenfeld, Natalia Oster, James D. Ralston, Stephen E. Ross, and Tom Delbanco, Ann Intern Med December 20, … Continue reading Now Reading: Inviting Patients to Read Their Doctor’s Notes: Patients and Doctors Look Ahead

“I’ve only been interested in this for about 30 years” – talking with Tom Delbanco, MD and Jan Walker, RN, MBA about OpenNotes

I had the occasion recently (today) to speak with Tom Delbanco, MD, and Jan Walker, RN MBA, who are leading the study team for Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s OpenNotes project (also, see this link, and tweet @pioneerrwjf ), one of my favorite RWJF projects, one of my favorite research project anywhere, actually. Why? Because OpenNotes … Continue reading “I’ve only been interested in this for about 30 years” – talking with Tom Delbanco, MD and Jan Walker, RN, MBA about OpenNotes