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Patient Engagement and Patient Decision-making in US Health Care


Publication Date: July 2003

Publisher: FACCT - The Foundation for Accountability

Author(s): David Lansky; FACCT - The Foundation for Accountability

Research Area: FACCT

Keywords: patient centered care; quality measures; managed health plans

Type: Report

Abstract:

A background paper from The Commonwealth Fund - Nuffield Trust's conference, "Improving Quality of Health Care in the United States and United Kingdom: Strategies for Change and Action, 2003" which took place in July in Bagshot, England. Senior policymakers and leading experts from the UK and the US heard Lansky speak on patient engagement and decision making.