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The Cures Act and transparency in medicine
James Xie MD, Jorge Galvez MD and Ellen Wang MD
Priya Ramaswamy, David T. Chin, David Robinowitz; Open Anesthesia Records: Guidance for Anesthesia Providers on Implementing the Cures Act. ASA Monitor 2021; 85:e3–e4 doi: https://doi.org/10.1097/01.ASM.0000733900.18773.a4
The Cures Act went live in April 2021. It will dramatically affect your practice. Here is the first of several PAADs on this issue.
From Nicole McCoy MD who responded to the PAAD on screening pediatric patients for suicidality. From Elliot J. Krane MD who commented on the Clinical Decision making and debiasing PAAD. Amanda Brown asked the readers for information on treating pediatric patients on naltrexone, suboxone, etc.
In memoriam: Dr. Adam Birek (1947-2022)
David Merzel MD and Myron Yaster MD
Open notes, transparency, and the Cures Act
Myron Yaster MD, James Xie MD, Jorge Galvez MD and Ellen Wang MD
Priya Ramaswamy, James Xie, Angela M Marsiglio, Alyssa M Burgart, Cliff A Schmiesing, Neal H Cohen, David L Robinowitz, Ellen Wang. Keeping an Open Mind About Open Notes: Sharing Anesthesia Records With Patients. Anesth Analg. 2022 Oct 1;135(4):697-703. doi: PMID: 36108183
Littlewood KE, Park CS. Engaging Transparency and Being on the Right Side of History. Anesth Analg. 2022 Oct 1;135(4):694-696. PMID: 36108182
The authors discuss some of the challenges of implementing the Cures Act.