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Doctors are starting to let patients read their notes

Doctors are starting to let patients read their notes

Health systems that are sharing their notes view the practice as another step toward achieving full transparency in healthcare, one that builds on opening up access to lab results and X-ray images and helps patients get more involved in their own medical care.

FTC sides with Iowa physician assistants in supervision dispute

The Federal Trade Commission says Iowa should continue allowing physicians to determine how they will supervise assistants based on their individual practice and the physician assistant's experience. The state medical board wants stricter requirements

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