Dan Hinmon, MCSMN Director

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The Value of Teaching Patients to Administer Their Own Care

Posted by @DanHinmon, Jun 9, 2017

Over the past 20 years, health care as a whole has been moving toward the patient-centered care-end of the spectrum. What’s the next step? Care that is truly delivered by patients themselves. A few health systems are blazing this frontier.

Patient-administered care occurs when providers train individuals to deliver their own care, on their own time, without supervision from or dependence on a licensed professional.

This article shares two successful examples from Texas hospitals.


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