Providers, payers, the community, and patients are all obliged to get patient activation and engagement ethically right.

@article{Danis2013ProvidersPT,
  title={Providers, payers, the community, and patients are all obliged to get patient activation and engagement ethically right.},
  author={Marion Danis and Mildred Z Solomon},
  journal={Health affairs},
  year={2013},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={
          401-7
        }
}
Active and engaged patients seek the understanding, knowledge, and skills to promote their own health. Efforts to promote such patient activation and engagement are ethically justified because they are consonant with the well-established principle of respect for persons and, as the evidence shows, because they are likely to produce better outcomes for patients. Yet patient activation and engagement can also go ethically awry if, for example, nonadherent patients are abandoned or are unduly… CONTINUE READING
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