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Areavoices.com: Opening up the doctor's notebook

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If you could see what your doctor is writing about you in your medical record, would this hurt or enhance the doctor-patient relationship?

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A new survey on the progress of the OpenNotes project found that the majority of patients - more than 90 percent - are supportive and even enthusiastic about being able to read the doctor's notes. But among physicians, the reaction was more mixed.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at http://healthbeat.areavoices.com. Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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