When seeing the same physician, highly activated patients have better care experiences than less activated patients.

@article{Greene2013WhenST,
  title={When seeing the same physician, highly activated patients have better care experiences than less activated patients.},
  author={Jessica Greene and Judith H Hibbard and Rebecca M. Sacks and Valerie Overton},
  journal={Health affairs},
  year={2013},
  volume={32 7},
  pages={1299-305}
}
Measures of the patient care experience are now routinely used in public reports and increasingly influence health provider payment. We examined data from 5,002 patients of forty-nine primary care providers to explore the relationship between patient activation-a term referring to the knowledge, skills, and confidence a patient has for managing his or her… CONTINUE READING