New strategies to facilitate patient advocacy at your hospital
from By Lisa Mulcahy
As a hospital administrator, your goal is to help your patients become as empowered and informed about their health decisions as possible. Yet, you're no doubt familiar with the very common problem of patients having difficulty advocating for themselves. They may feel intimidated in a healthcare setting, so they don't speak up about what they want. Patient advocacy is the obvious solution to the problem — but many healthcare organizations aren't tapping into all of its potential.
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