Patients Gain Control of Personal Health Information With the 21st Century Cures Act and OpenNotes
By Susan Carr
Recent developments in health care have improved patient’s ability to access and control their records after decades of incremental progress and isolated success stories.
New Grants Focus on Interventions to Improve Diagnosis
The Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) has selected 17 grantees for its DxQI Seed Grant Program, a competitive grant process to fund interventions to improve diagnosis. In January, SIDM will issue the second call for proposals.
New National Action Plan Released to Advance Patient Safety
The National Steering Committee (NSC) for Patient Safety has released Safer Together: A National Action Plan to Advance Patient Safety, intended to provide health systems with renewed momentum and clearer direction for eliminating preventable medical harm.
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