Paving The Way To a Patient-Centered Approach in Health Care
November 10th, 2017 by larconati
The digital revolution has transformed the healthcare industry, creating a new experience for patients and doctors alike.
In an article from Stat News, author Marc Boutin writes, “How we experience disease and how we choose to be treated for it differ from person to person. For a young mom with cancer, longevity may be the desired outcome, while being able to text with friends may be what a teenager with a degenerative neurological disease most wants. The ability to support a family or care for a child or frail parent during treatment may factor heavily on the options an individual might consider”.
In the article, Boutin discusses:
Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
Greater treatment options due to the digital revolution
Boutin continues, “More than ever we need the kind of useful information being created by PCORI so people can make informed healthcare decisions for themselves and their families. Patients should not have to close their eyes, reach into a hat, and blindly pick out a treatment”. What steps is your healthcare business taking to create a more patient-centered approach?
To read more, see the full article from Marc Boutin in Stat News.