Teach patients to communicate

December 2011
Patient Education Management;12/1/2011, p135
Academic Journal
The article discusses the 'It's Your Health, Take Charge' program at the Healthy York County Coalition in York, Pennsylvania, which focuses on teaching patients about their role in the healthcare team; physicians are instructed on the teach-back method to correct any misunderstanding.


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