hcq volume 19, issue 2, P17-23 2016 DOI: 10.12927/hcq.2016.24694 View full text
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Kerry Kuluski, Allie Peckham, A. Williams, Ross Upshur

Abstract: Person-centred care is becoming a key component of quality in health systems worldwide. Although the term can mean different things, it typically entails paying attention to the needs and background of health system users, involving them in decisions that affect their health, assessing their care goals and implementing a coordinated plan of care that aligns with their unique circumstances. The importance of practising a person-centred approach in care delivery dominates policy and research rhetoric worldwide, …

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