Patient-centred healthcare, social media and the internet: the perfect storm?

  title={Patient-centred healthcare, social media and the internet: the perfect storm?},
  author={R. Rozenblum and D. Bates},
  journal={BMJ Quality & Safety},
  pages={183 - 186}
  • R. Rozenblum, D. Bates
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • BMJ Quality & Safety
  • Patients are central to healthcare delivery, yet all too often their perspectives and input have not been considered by providers.1 ,2 This is beginning to change rapidly and is having a major impact across a range of dimensions. Patients are becoming more engaged in their care and patient-centred healthcare has emerged as a major domain of quality.3–6 At the same time, social media in particular and the internet more broadly are widely recognised as having produced huge effects across… CONTINUE READING
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