January 20, 2012

Should Patients See Their Doctors’ Notes?


 More than 90 percent of patients in one survey said they'd want to know what doctors write in their charts. The majority of doctors, though, are reluctant to share their notes…LUDDEN: Hmm. Let's get a listener in, here. Anthony is in Sterling, Illinois. Welcome…I've been to several different ENTs and - up to Mayo Clinic in Rochester. I saw a very - a real specialist in the field at Northwestern in Chicago. He's an otoneurologist. And actually, his policy to mail patients, he said - during my first visit, he said it is our office policy to mail all patients their records.

NPR-Talk of the Nation, 1/5/2012

Tags: Mayo Clinic Rochester

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