Moderated by Linda Stotsky, Health IT Usability Consultant
Topic: Advancing Patient-centered Care
Participate on Twitter by tweeting at us & our participants using the hashtag #HITsm – every Friday, 11 am CT.
Topic 1: What are the best examples of patient facing information you’ve seen recently? #HITsm
Topic 2: How can we improve patient facing information to fit the 36% of adults with literacy and language barriers? #HITsm
Topic 3: How do we improve our operational failures (additional time from poor design = money) #HITsm
Topic 4: How do we speak up as a collective voice within our communities? #HITsm
Topic 5: What can we accomplish in patient-centered care over the next 5 years? #HITsm
Getting There From Here – It Takes a Village
We are all familiar with the concept of placing the patient at the epicenter of the healthcare experience, involving them in decision-making, responding quickly and effectively to patient needs and listening to their wishes rather than our previous top-down approach. Patient centered care is about changing mindsets – it’s about meeting needs, providing emotional support, educating and communicating with one another. It’s a partnership that takes all of us, not one healthcare org operating in a silo, or one software solution walled off from another.
So what’s next? Let’s discuss concrete examples of how we transform patient centered care as community activists. – Linda Stotsy
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