Global Challenges in People-Centered E-Health.


Quintana Y, Safran C. Global Challenges in People-Centered E-Health. Stud Health Technol Inform 2015;216:977.

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People-centered health care seeks an active role for the patient while empowering all other members of the health care team. By promoting greater patient responsibility and optimal usage, patient-centered health care leads to improved health outcomes, quality of life and optimal value for health care investment. This paper reviews some definitions of people-centered health care and various e-health approaches around the world used to implement this vision. The barriers and enablers to implementation this type of approach are explored. This paper provides a proposed research agenda for future implementations of people-centered e-health.
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