Obesity in America: How Employers Can Reduce the Epidemic with Worksite Wellness

Obesity in America: How Employers Can Reduce the Epidemic with Worksite Wellness

The Alliance held a multi-stakeholder event to discuss the impact of obesity and how employers can support their employees in reducing the obesity epidemic in America. More than 55 people attended this event. Attendees heard speakers from a variety of different viewpoints on obesity. These viewpoints included national prevention, lifestyle, nutrition, patient, physician engagement, surgical and pharmaceutical.

OpenNotes® Encourages Patients to Access Doctors’ Clinical Notes in Their Medical Record

OpenNotes® Encourages Patients to Access Doctors’ Clinical Notes in Their Medical Record

“Having access to your medical visit notes is the most important piece of the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). And it is often the most overlooked piece,” said Dr. Catherine DesRoches, executive director of OpenNotes®, which helps patients gain electronic access to their own medical records.