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patient empowerment

A generic term popular in the UK for encouraging the active participation of patients and carers in choosing management options, including eliciting quality-of-life utilities and preferences by discussion, viewing of interactive videos, etc.

patient empowerment

The providing of information regarding therapeutic options so that a Pt can actively participate in the decision on whether to undergo a diagnostic or therapeutic procedure, or pursue alternatives. See Patient Bill of Rights.

patient empowerment

philosophy that patients are active participants in, not passive recipients of, the caring process, and thus should be well informed about all aspects of their health, 'wellness status' and disease state, to gain maximum health benefit within the context of their social demands
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Not only designed to increase patient participation and retention in clinical studies, the Clincierge platform allows for transparent, customizable financial reporting and analysis.
There was clear leadership structure and staff felt supported in their roles and the practice worked closely with its patient participation group and made improvements accordingly.
We have had a good meeting with the patient participation group, and staff and patients are positive.
Along with the National Association for Patient Participation, we urge Government to ensure general practice receives 11% of the NHS budget - and to increase the number of GPs to allow us to deliver the high standards of care our patients deserve.
The smartphone app offers another choice, overcoming one of the key barriers to patient participation and recovery.
The debate about the role that patient satisfaction should play in designing a new health care delivery system gets all the more interesting when it is coupled, almost without question, with patient participation in their own care.
Severity customization of the abnormal findings offers users of varied experience levels the opportunity to practice without patient participation.
The Patient Participation Panel fully supports the activities of the Medical Centre in providing the best possible care for the 20,000 patients that it serves.
Her first presentation focused on patient participation in improving patient safety and encouraging patients to engage in their care.
The clinics work closely with RPO care managers, medical directors, and primary care physicians for patient participation and care coordination.
Surgery is followed by an aggressive physiotherapy regimen which involves active patient participation.
They are convenient, encourage patient participation in their care, help improve diagnostics and health outcomes, facilitate care coordination, and help large and small practices achieve greater efficiencies and cost savings, said Dr.

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