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Research Letter
March 8, 2023

Patient Perspectives on Clinic Note Transparency Within Dermatology

Author Affiliations
  • 1Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
  • 2Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
  • 3Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
  • 4Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
  • 5Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
JAMA Dermatol. Published online March 8, 2023. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2023.0086

Under the 21st Century Cures Act, US health care systems are mandated to give patients electronic access to information in their medical records to promote health care transparency.1,2 Research evaluating patient experiences with accessing their dermatology clinic notes is currently limited. In this survey study, we aimed to assess dermatology patient experiences with viewing online medical records and sought to identify areas for improvement.

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