It seems logical to organise healthcare around the needs of the patient. After all, it is the patient who needs the care, and it is the patient who is – or who should be – at the centre of any decisions that are taken about treatment. 442 more words
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Great stories are published daily about the impact personalized medicine is having on individual patients, and the medical community as a whole, but it can be a challenge to stay on top of the news. 361 more words
TMC Senior Services is ready to expand opportunities for health improvement through its Volunteer Care Coach program, offering a way for patients with chronic health issues to get some skilled support. 223 more words
Having served as CEO of one of the world’s largest corporations (Alcoa), and as Secretary of the Treasury of the United States, Paul O’Neill knows something about leadership. 1,375 more words
A key theme at the Turning the Tide Against Cancer national conference was the need for a patient-centered approach to cancer care. Shelley Fuld Nasso, M.P.P., CEO, National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS), shared her thoughts on the importance of patient education, shared decision-making, and aligning a treatment plan with the goals and priorities of the patient. 69 more words
When you’re not feeling well, seeing the doctor can be overwhelming.
It’s often difficult to remember all the questions you were planning to ask your physician, who like many American doctors is probably overbooked and pressed for time. 762 more words