The February 2013 issue of Health Affairs explores challenges and opportunities that arise when patients are engaged to make value-based decisions about their care. CHCF sponsors free access to select articles.
The February 2013 issue of the journal Health Affairs, supported by the California HealthCare Foundation, explores "patient engagement" — loosely defined as involving patients in their care. Many believe that empowering patients to actively process information, decide how that information fits into their lives, and act on those decisions is a key driver to improving care and reducing costs.
Five articles from this issue are available online at no charge through CHCF:
The five articles are available free of charge on the Health Affairs site through the External Links below.