Reflections on Patient-Centered Care: From the Perspective of a Young Otolaryngologist.
1 Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
2 Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
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Oct 01, 2017
It is now well recognized that patient engagement in health care is a key factor in improving satisfaction; however, it is also critical if we are to improve the health outcomes of our patients, as well as the economic and quality outcomes of our health system. Medicine, though, has traditionally resisted a culture of patient-centered or patient-controlled care. What follow are the reflections of one otolaryngologist on the importance and challenges of making the transition to patient-centered care.
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