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Clinical Documentation to Improve Patient CareClinical Documentation to Improve Patient Care

Thomas D. Sequist, MD, MPH
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This article was published online first at www.annals.org on 13 January 2015.

From Partners Healthcare System, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

Disclosures: Authors have disclosed no conflicts of interest. Forms can be viewed at www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=M14-2913.

Requests for Single Reprints: Thomas D. Sequist, MD, MPH, Partners Healthcare System, Prudential Tower, 800 Boylston Street, Suite 1150, Boston, MA 02199; e-mail, tsequist@partners.org.

Ann Intern Med. 2015;162(4):315-316. doi:10.7326/M14-2913
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In this issue, the Medical Informatics Committee of the American College of Physicians reviews the current and emerging purposes of clinical documentation. The editorialist urges providers and other stakeholders to view such documentation as a fundamental tool for improving patient care.

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