Information Technology for Patient Empowerment in Healthcare

Information Technology for Patient Empowerment in Healthcare

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The authors explore novel information-based mechanisms that are changing the way patients are involved in their own health care. The book covers models, frameworks and technologies to improve patient-to-provider communication, patient interaction with information technologies, patient education and involvement in health care decision processes, and patient access, understanding and control over their clinical data.A consumer-driven framework for health care essentially means putting the patient in the drivera#39;s seat by giving them more ... that more engaged patients are more likely to have better health outcomes and exhibit more robust self- management and ... while a majority of surveyed cardiac surgeons reported that the Guide made them less willing to operate on severely ill patients needing CABG procedures.


Title:Information Technology for Patient Empowerment in Healthcare
Author: Maria Adela Grando, Ronen Rozenblum, David Bates
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG - 2015-03-30
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