One of the main ways to improve quality care in today’s environment is by having the patients/consumers proactively engaged. When patients take an active role in managing their care, they are more likely to receive precise and accurate care/medical advice.
What can we do to engage patients more actively engaged in in managing their care? What has your experience been, and can you share examples where patients were engaged actively, and others where they were not?
Do you feel that providing patients ready access to their health information record can help in engaging them more actively?