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KHN: What Patients Gain by Reading Their Doctor’s Notes

A growing trend of doctors sharing their notes with their patients is helping transform their relationship.

Patient Carrie Adner of Austin speaks with Dr. Krissie Yamamoto at the Seton-Circle of Care Women's Services at the Texas ...

A growing trend of doctors sharing their notes with their patients is helping transform their relationship. The approach is being hailed as fostering more collaboration between the doctor and patient as well as giving patients more ownership of their treatment. Others, though, caution that patients might not always be able to follow what's written, leading to confusion.

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