Who knew? I love their statement,
“A patient is an individual to be cared for, not a medical condition to be treated.”
According to their web site, “Patient-Centered Care Awareness Month is an international awareness-building campaign that occurs every October to commemorate the progress that has been made toward making patient-centered care a reality & to build momentum for further progress through education & collaboration. Hospitals & health care organizations around the world are encouraged to celebrate by empowering patients, strengthening their patient-centered practices, & publicly proclaiming to their patients & communities their commitment to patient-centered care.
For the past two years, health care organizations around the United States, Canada & the Netherl&s have celebrated Patient-Centered Care Awareness Month. In addition, fourteen state governors commemorated the month signing proclamations officially recognizing the importance of patient-centered care to their states’ citizens.”
Read more about patient-centered care & what it entails. We think you will like their viewpoint!