How to Write an Open Note
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 19, Number 6&7, June 2021
Tony Thrasher, DO, DFAPA.
President, American Association for Emergency Psychiatry (AAEP). Medical Director of Crisis Services, Milwaukee County Behavioral Health, Milwaukee, WI. Clinical Associate Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI.
Dr. Thrasher has disclosed no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Medical notes may never be the same again. The Open Notes policy allows patients to read their record without delay, and nearly prevents doctors from withholding notes in the interest of safety. Here we share tips on how to use this policy to enhance the therapeutic relationship.