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Doctors are beginning to let patients read their notes

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Stacey Whiteman often leaves doctors visits feeling as if the sessions were a blur The former executive assistant who lives in Dedham Mass was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis three years ago hindering her physical and cognitive abilities so she cant always remember what was said during counseling sessions with her therapist and she struggles relaying her doctors care instructions to family membersBut Whiteman has a secret weapon Shes able to log in to her online patient portal and read her doctors notes to fill the gaps in her memory She regularly sends the notes to one of her doctors unaffiliated with her hospital to loop him in on her latest lab results and she shares her therapists notes with her sister so she understands what Whiteman is dealing with emotionally as

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