open medical record


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open medical record

A medical record accessible by the patient for his or her personal review.
See also: record
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He describes solutions to the problem, such as open medical records, family-centered care, patients informing other patients, shared decision making, using cameras to raise quality, a new medical culture, and hospital outcome reports.
The output is compatible with emerging data standards such as the Open Medical Records System, which aims to coordinate health ecords in the developing world.
Griffin's care model includes open medical records in which patients can note their comments, unrestricted visiting in all areas, double beds in Childbirth for Dads or others to stay over with the mother, a self-medication program to help the patient learn how to take their medicine on return home, and a "Care Partner" program where family members are taught to care for the patient.

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