Patient Empowerment (All Party Parliamentary Group)

Summary

A recent All Party Parliamentary Group(s) report explains the benefits from the global patient empowerment movement. The aim is to promote a more active role for individuals in their own healthcare.

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Reference

Patient empowerment: for better quality, more sustainable health services globally. Report. London: The All Party Parliamentary Groups on Global Health; HIV / AIDs; Population, Development and Reproductive Health; Global Tuberculosis; and Patient and Public Involvement in Health and Social Care. May 2014.

Reducing Early Hospital Readmissions

Possibly also of interest, an investigation into the potential for reducing early hospital readmissions found that the more effective interventions are “complex and support patient capacity for self-care”:

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Reference

Leppin, AL. Gionfriddo, MR. [and] Kessler, M. [et al] (2014). Preventing 30-Day Hospital Readmissions: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Trials. JAMA Internal Medicine, May 12th 2014, [Epub ahead of print]. (Click here to view the PubMed abstract).

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