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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.
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Lyfebulb, a patient empowerment platform that connects patients, industry and investors to support user-driven innovation in chronic diseases, and Helsinn, with activities focused on early-stage investments in areas of high unmet patient need, today announce the names of the eleven companies launched by patient entrepreneurs who are chosen as finalists for the Lyfebulb-Helsinn Innovation Summit & Award in Oncology.
Patient empowerment and engagement is at the forefront as patients are becoming more involved with their healthcare.
Today, patient empowerment is at the center of the conversation surrounding healthcare and drug delivery technology.
She acknowledges that, despite many technological and social advances, particularly patient empowerment, there is no "magic bullet" to cure what ails our current medical system.
Jansen offers this analysis of the split in South India between two branches of naturopathic practitioners: those modeling themselves off allopathic medicine with complementary practices, and those promoting patient empowerment through simplicity, non-intervention, and critique of globalized Westernism.
Private Swedenbased company Health Consumer Powerhouse Limited, who carried out the report, found that waiting times are as long as in Sweden, patient empowerment is on a level with Romania and inequality is clear in the Irish health system.
Patient empowerment may be achieved through education, the participation of patients and their family in their treatment plan, and incorporating traditions and beliefs into their care.
Patient empowerment and quality assessment seem to fly in the face of medicine's tradition of physician autonomy and respect.
Known for delivering the Mother Standard of care and Patient Empowerment Medicine, CTCA provides patients with information about cancer and their treatment options so that they can control their treatment decisions.
Physicians should endeavor to create a sense of self-confidence among their patients with diabetes, by practicing shared decision making, and ensuring patient empowerment.5 Group get-togethers are extremely helpful, just as for mothers of children with Type 1 diabetes.
"Patient empowerment and appropriate care is what Choosing Wisely is all about," ABIM Foundation President and CEO Christine Cassel said at the conference.
Something I really support is patient empowerment where they ensure that while they are in hospital they are asking staff if they have assessed their risk of developing clots.

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