Friday, June 17, 2005

Putting Patients where they belong - at the center of the medical industry !

Consumer Decision Aids Consumer Directed Health Care has become the latest "buzz-word" in healthcare today. The Americans enjoy coining neologisms, most of which are terrible, but I like this one. It should actually be obvious, since all health care is meant to be patient-centred, but doctors often tend to forget this simple fact - that the only reason for their existence is their patients. Today, unfortunately, most healthcare is Doctor Directed Health Care ! This paper from Healthwise describes the tools we can develop and deploy to help patients make their own decisions.

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