Patient-Centered Care

August 2011
Pharmaceutical Representative;Aug2011, Vol. 41 Issue 8, p26
The article focuses on the importance and potential benefits of patient-centered care in the U.S. healthcare system. It states that the Institute of Medicine (IOM) considers patient-centered care as an important domain of quality healthcare service. It also notes that a health system dedicated to patient advocacy may lead to the improvement of patient satisfaction and clinical outcomes.


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