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Patients Play a Vital Role in Improving the Quality of Information in their Medical Records

Erin Poetter Siminerio | June 24, 2014

Federal incentives such as meaningful use and programs like the Blue Button Initiative are increasing patients’ electronic access to their medical records and encouraging greater engagement in their own care. That’s a good thing since medical records can contain errors .  Having a “second pair of eyes” on the medical record can help improve the quality of the information that providers ultimately use to make clinical decisions. Patients, after all,

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