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Why should the patient be at the centre?

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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Special Edition Required Reading: Turning the Tide Against Cancer 2014 National Conference

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

Patient Impact

Care coach can provide guidance along path to wellness

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

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Platforms for Community-Wide Care Coordination

This week on #hcldr we’re doing something we’ve never done before. On Tuesday October 28th at 8:30pm Eastern (for your local time click here) we will have a panel of guests online with us: 949 more words

Healthcare Leadership

Deep cultural connection: Respect for people + patient safety

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

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A Patient-Centered Perspective on Cancer Research and Care

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

Policy Issues

Is patient-centered care the future of U.S. health care?

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

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