Healthy World, Healthy Nation, Healthy You



Learn how to be your own self advocate.

The Joint

Patient Centered Care

Learn about Patient Centered Care and How You Can Advocate for it at Your Hospital

The Eight Dimensions of Patient-Centered Care grew out of years of research by the Picker Institute and Harvard Medical School, thousands of interviews, and the experiences of caregivers and patients. Analysis of this industry-changing research showed that there are certain things, certain behaviors no less, that are instrumental to patients’ healing, feeling cared for, and having a positive patient experience. From that research, we now understand what matters most to patients.

Selected Readings

  1. Walton. Communicating with Family Caregivers.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *