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Patient-Driven Care Instead of Patient-Centered Care

After being part of a discussion at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement today, I have decided to change my profile, above, from this:

Advocate for patient-centered care, eliminating preventable harm, transparency of clinical outcomes, and front-line driven process improvement.

To this:

Advocate for patient-driven care, eliminating preventable harm, transparency of clinical outcomes, and front-line driven process improvement.

What I am suggesting is that clinicians should do their best to collaborate with patients to understand their needs and desires and to jointly design plans of care that are as consistent as possible with those needs and desires.Continue reading…

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