The Trend Toward Transparent Documentation

April 7, 2015

The trend toward transparent documentation has potential for many benefits, yet it remains a provocative concept for the field of psychiatry. In this podcast, Dr Helen Farrell answers several salient questions about transparency.

Demystification of the psychiatric experience through transparency with documentation can replace anxiety with empowerment.

The trend toward transparent documentation has potential for many benefits, yet it remains a provocative concept for the field of psychiatry. In this podcast, Dr Helen Farrell answers several salient questions about transparent notes.

Dr Farrell is Forensic Psychiatrist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Instructor at Harvard Medical School, Boston. She is the author of Forensic Psychiatry: Essential Board Review (CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015). You can follow her on Twitter.