"The meta principle is putting patients at the center of information flows, literally. Achieving that means freeing the patient data, empowering patients by raising awareness that they can access their own data and teaching them to learn from it."Perhaps the time has come....
Friday, June 17, 2011
Empowering patients with data
I've been thinking more and more about the idea of engaging patients in their own care as the means to improve quality and reduce costs. Today I see that Farzad Mostashari, Director of the Office of the National Coordinator, is thinking along the same lines:
Posted by Ben Littenberg