Patient engagement has arrived at the station

3 Jul 2013 | Partners in Care

Consumers on a trainPatient engagement has arrived at the station. A Google search of this phrase identified 335,000 hits, while a search of the related term "patient-centered care" yielded more than 900,000. In just the past few months, the Commonwealth Fund reported a striking degree of international variation in the extent to which patients reported engagement in their own care, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) released an assessment of the role of health information technology in enabling patient-centered care, and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) announced $30 million in grant awards.



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