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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Rwanda is also implementing ICT initiatives in the health sector, thanks to the open Medical Record System (OpenMRS), an initiative by the Regenstrief Institute, an Indianapolis, Indiana-based research organization and Partners in Health (PIH), a health advocacy and provider with headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts, both in the US.
It is proposed that new mothers will each receive a bag once they open medical records at the respective centres.
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.

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