Assistant Professor Janice Walker

Jan Walker, RNResearch Concentrations

  • Patients' Perspective on Quality of Care
  • Health Information Technology
  • Patient Engagement

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Professional Biography

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Jan Walker joined the Division's faculty in 2007 as a research associate. Her principal research interests lie in patients' perspectives on care and the use of information technologies to improve their experience. She and Tom Delbanco are co-Founders of "OpenNotes," a national initiative that urges health care providers to offer patients ready access to the visit notes written by their doctors, nurses, and other clinicians. She was a co-investigator on a project evaluating how open notes may reduce errors and enhance patient safety, and has examined the information needs of elders and their families. Ms. Walker serves as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Current Research Support

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Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications

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