Patient Engagement, the New Blockbuster Drug

This recent article by Dave Chase for Forbes magazine, refers to the 7 Habits of HIghly Patient Centric Providers.  Patient-centered care first gained widespread notice as a result of a 2001 Institute of Medicine report calling it one of six core goals of a 21st-century health care system. Patient-centeredness was defined as “care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient preferences, needs, and values and ensuring that patient values guide all clinical decisions.”