Participatory medicine model may lead to better outcomes

01/20/2010 | American Medical News (subscription required)

Health care professionals are finding the best outcomes may result from participatory medicine, in which patients have an active role in their health care decisions. Supporters say the model increases patient satisfaction, saves time and money, improves care, and could reduce liability risks for providers. Technology, such as home monitoring devices and patient portals, has made patient-provider communication more convenient and productive.

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