OpenNotes and medical knowledge
What do BIDMC's Tom Delbanco and comedian Stephen Colbert have in common? An interest in having patients learn more about themselves.
Colbert is one of a number of Americans tracing their genetic information as part of a new PBS show "Faces of America."
Delbanco is a principal investigator in the OpenNotes trial at BIDMC, Geisinger Health System and Harborview Medical Center that will enable physicians to share their notes with patients.
They were brought together in this Newsweek story.