What Do ‘Engaged’ Patients Do?

Member Eve Harris wrote another great blog post for KQED – Public Media for Northern California. It is about one woman’s personal decision on how to treat her breast cancer.

A short extract below:

Basila is strong evidence that individuals react differently to their treatment choices. The new healthcare buzzword is the engaged patient, generally referring to someone who is collaborating with doctors in the decision-making process and, conversely, where a patient’s individual preferences are respected

Thanks for sharing! Good job, Eve!



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  1. […] Monday Ileana Balcu posted about a great new article by SPM member Eve Harris, whom we’ve covered before. Eve’s […]

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