Perspective: Patient Access to Doctor Notes Could Influence Content

notesIn a perspective published in the New England Journal of Medicine, several health care providers who participated in the OpenNotes pilot study wrote that allowing patients access to physicians’ notes is becoming more popular and influencing the content of such information, FierceEMR reports (Durben Hirsch, FierceEMR, 12/12).

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The study

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Healing the Heart in Body, Mind and Emotions

Integrative cardiology is a newer field in the larger scope of integrative medicine. It specializes in treating the heart from a body, mind and emotions perspective and in doing so; decreases the reliance upon using medication alone to help the function of the heart. Since most medications have an average of 70 side effects and some up to 525, Continue reading